An immigrant who was attempting to cross to the U.S. by climbing over the fence died Saturday evening after falling from the top.
According to police reports the incident was reported to the emergency center at 8:30 p.m. on Colon Avenue between K and L Streets in Colonia Nueva subdivision.
The immigrant, who was not immediately identified, was found on the street.
The initial report indicated that a man was run over by a vehicle.
However, upon arriving at the scene the authorities determined the man in his mid 40 s fell from the fence.
The immigrant was tied by the chest with a yellow rope. The victim had a wound in the neck, the police said.