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.READ MORE: North Highland Family's Home Hit By Thieves After 4 Die In Wrong-Way Crash In Sierra
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.READ MORE: Coyote Likely Behind ‘Suspicious’ Animal Deaths In Citrus Heights, Police Say
Ralph DeSio, a Border Patrol spokesman, told the newspaper that the agency was sending its condolences to Franco’s family and friends.MORE NEWS: Family Remembers Woman Killed In Collision Involving Sacramento Metro Fire Ambulance
Franco had worked as a Border Patrol agent since February 2009.