Border Patrol Agent killed by passing vehicle during traffic stop

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents are grieving after the loss of one of their own.

Agent Dona Doss

Agent Donna Doss died in the line of duty on Saturday after responding to an assistance call from the Texas Department of Public Safety in Abilene

The Abilene Police Officer's Association says while at the scene, a passing vehicle struck Doss.

EMS responded to the incident, but the agent died as a result of her injuries.

CBP released a statement via Twitter saying, “CBP mourns the loss of USBP Agent Donna Doss. Agent Doss died in the line of duty last night after being struck by a passing vehicle while responding to a call for assistance from Texas DPS. Our thoughts are with Agent Doss’ family, friends & colleagues.”

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. No word if he will face any charges.

Meanwhile, the investigation remains ongoing.