SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed in a motorcycle crash in Southern California.

The Press-Enterprise reports 35-year-old Alex Franco died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in San Juan Capistrano.

A report from the California Highway Patrol said Franco's motorcycle drifted into a lane of oncoming traffic along Ortega Highway around 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

Ralph DeSio, a Border Patrol spokesman, told the newspaper that the agency was sending its condolences to Franco's family and friends.

Franco had worked as a Border Patrol agent since February 2009.


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