U.S. Border Patrol Agent Falls 20 Feet

The officers injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

A U.S. Border Patrol Agent took a serious fall Friday.

While conducting regular morning patrol duties, the agent fell down an embankment on Old Highway 80 near Railroad Street in Jacumba Hot Springs, according to Mark Edicott, Supervisory Border Patrol Agent.

The male victim fell approximately 20 feet and was airlifted to a local hospital.

However, his injuries appear to be non-life threatening, shared Edicott.

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