Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol U.S. Government End of Watch: Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol
U.S. Government

End of Watch: Thursday, September 2, 2010

Biographical Info
Age: 32
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Thursday, September 2, 2010
Incident Location: Arizona
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Border Patrol Agent Michael Gallagher was killed in an automobile accident on Federal Route 19 on the Tohono O’odham Reservation near Casa Grande, Arizona.
His patrol truck collided with an oncoming vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. The woman driving the oncoming vehicle suffered minor injuries.
Agent Gallagher had served with the United States Border Patrol for two years and was assigned to the Tucson Sector. He is survived by his wife, two sons, mother, father, and two sisters.

Agency Contact Information
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Room 6.5E
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: (202) 344-3532
Please contact the United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.

 

By PoliceOne Staff

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Border Patrol Agent Michael Gallagher was killed in an automobile accident on Federal Route 19 on the Tohono O’odham Reservation near Casa Grande, Arizona.

His patrol truck collided with an oncoming vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. The woman driving the oncoming vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Agent Gallagher had served with the United States Border Patrol for two years and was assigned to the Tucson Sector. He is survived by his wife, two sons, mother, father, and two sisters.

 

 

 

US Border Patrol

September 03, 2010

Ladies and Gentleman:

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the on-duty death of Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher of Tucson Sector’s Casa Grande Station. Agent Gallagher died from injuries he sustained in a two vehicle accident while on patrol near Casa Grande this morning, Thursday, September 2nd.

Agent Gallagher, age 32, entered on duty with the 794th Border Patrol Session on July 21, 2008.

Agent Gallagher is survived by his wife, Samantha; his sons Quincy age 8 and Ryan age 2; mother and step-father, Diane and Bill Alexander; father and step-mother, Michael and Jeanne Gallagher; and two sisters, Jeannette and Julie Gallagher. Border Patrol Agent Julie Gallagher is assigned to BORSTAR in El Paso, Texas.

Mourning bands are authorized for wear by all uniformed agents. Information on memorial services will be provided as it becomes available.

On behalf of the entire U.S. Border Patrol, I extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, classmates and colleagues of Agent Gallagher.

Michael J. Fisher
Chief
U.S. Border Patrol

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