Border Patrol Agent James R. Dominguez
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Date of Incident: July 19, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Acting Commissioner David Aguilar
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: (202) 344-1770
Border Patrol Agent James Dominguez was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting a motorist on US 90 near Cline, Texas.
He was struck by a passing vehicle while outside of his patrol vehicle.
Agent Dominguez had served with the United States Border Patrol for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and 4 children.
UVALDE, Texas (AP) – The U.S. Border Patrol says one of its agents has been struck and killed by a car while he was helping another motorist.
Border Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the death of agent James Dominguez "appears it was an accident."
Brooks said Dominguez was on U.S. 90 about 100 miles west of San Antonio when he stopped to aid a driver and was struck by an oncoming car.
The 12-year Border Patrol veteran was assigned to the Uvalde section in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector and was on duty at the time of his death. He’s survived by his wife and four children.