Border Patrol agent injured in ATV crash near Gila Bend

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A U.S Border Patrol agent was injured in an ATV crash near Gila Bend. By Jennifer Thomas A U.S Border Patrol agent was injured in an ATV crash near Gila Bend. By Jennifer Thomas

GILA BEND, Ariz. -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent was injured in an ATV crash southwest of Gila Bend Monday morning.

The agent was in the process of apprehending a group of suspected illegal immigrants on the Barry M. Goldwater Range near State Route 85, according to a spokesman with the Yuma Sector.

The agent was transported to a medical facility.

The agent's name and condition have not been released.