Border Patrol agents were unable to save the life of one man after he collapsed.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents spotted a man walking along State Highway 98 on July 6 at about 4:30 in the afternoon.
The foreign national said his cousin was in “dire need of medical assistance,” according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
Border Patrol agents quickly mounted a search and rescue operation.
The agents promptly provided first aid for the victim and called for emergency medical assistance.