Border Agent dies in head-on Ariz. wreck

His patrol truck collided with an oncoming vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries


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.


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