ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donna Doss has been identified as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent killed in a vehicle crash Saturday in Abilene, Texas.

Doss, a 16 year USCBP veteran, was killed on-duty while assisting State and Tye Law Enforcement Saturday, according to reports.


In a tweet, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kevin McAleenan identified Donna Doss as the agent who died in a car accident Saturday.

According to the Abilene Police Officers Association, Doss was assisting State and Tye Law Enforcement when she was struck, according to newswest9.

Kevin McAleenan @CBP_McAleenan “Last night, while on duty, United States Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss lost her life in Abilene, Texas. Agent Doss of Class 569 served for nearly 16 years. On behalf of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, my deepest condolences go out to her family and loved ones.”

Other details of the fatal incident were not provided by officials.

Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city and former frontier settlement in Texas. The history of the Old West is explored at the Frontier Texas! museum. The Grace Museum displays paintings, photographs and artifacts related to Texas. The Abilene Zoo has giraffes, monkeys and parrots. To the north, 19th-century Fort Phantom Hill is surrounded by cacti and mesquite trees. It’s part of the Texas Forts Trail, linking frontier landmarks – wikipedia.