Updated Oct 23, 2012 - 12:35 pm
Border Patrol agent injured in Ariz. ATV accident
PHOENIX -- Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been injured in an ATV accident near Gila Bend.
A Border Patrol spokesman says the agent was attempting to apprehend a group of suspected illegal immigrants when his ATV crashed Friday morning.
The Arizona Republic reported that the agent was transported to a medical facility. The agent's name hasn't been released and Border Patrol officials didn't respond Monday for a condition update.
Authorities say the accident occurred on the Barry M. Goldwater Range near Arizona 85 southwest of Gila Bend.
Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com
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