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Victor C. Ochoa

Entered on Duty: 
1978-06-17
End of Watch: 
1983-03-11

Border Patrol Agent Victor C. Ochoa was involved in a fatal traffic accident when the van in which he was transporting prisoners collided with a dump truck. The accident occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m., at the intersection of Ralston and Papago Roads about 22 miles southwest of Maricopa in Pinal County. Agent Ochoa was transported by helicopter to St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, where at 2:30 p.m., he succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the accident.

Agent Ochoa was a graduate of the 124th Session of the U.S. Border Patrol Academy and was assigned to the Casa Grande Border Patrol Station in the Tucson Sector.