Fallen Agent: DAVID J. TOURSCHER
DOB: November 2, 1982
Entered: June 26, 2006
Departed: March 16, 2007
Postion: Border Patrol Agent
On March 15, 2007, Agent David James Tourscher and his partner Agent Ramon Nevarez Jr. were involved in a single vehicle accident while returning from patrol duties in the Lordsburg Station Area of Responsibility. Though a valiant effort was made to save Agent Tourscher by fellow Border Patrol Agents, the New Mexico State Police, the Luna County Sheriff’s Office, local EMS and local citizens, Agent Tourscher succumbed to his injuries after being air lifted to Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas. Agent Tourscher was born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania and was raised in Springfield, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Springfiled High School. David earned a degree in Political Science from Kutztown University. David graduated from the 625th Session of the Border Patrol Academy on November 11, 2006. David excelled in academics and physical training. He is survived by his father Gary Tourscher, his mother Jeanne Tourscher, his sister Sara Tourscher and his brother Lee Tourscher.