Border Patrol: Woman left behind by smuggler

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The U.S. Border Patrol is part of the Department of Homeland Security.

VAN HORN, Texas (Nexstar) – Border Patrol agents say a woman is lucky to be alive after she was abandoned by smugglers near Van Horn over the weekend.

Agents say the woman was found suffering from hypothermia and frostbite after being left by a smuggler who was illegally crossing into the United States.

Agents provided first-aid to the woman and transported her to a nearby hospital.

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