Fallen Agent: JOSIAH B. MAHAR
DOB: August 29, 1948
Entered: February 22, 1983
Departed: September 23, 1988
Postion: Senior Border Patrol Agent
At about 3:15 p.m., on September 23, 1988, Senior Border Patrol Agent Josiah B. Mahar was involved in an automobile accident on Star Route #27 near Eustis, Maine. Agent Mahar was driving a Service vehicle and was patrolling in a southbound direction when an oncoming vehicle crossed over the center line and struck his vehicle head-on as he rounded a bend in the road. The impact to Agent Mahar’s vehicle was directed along the drivers door and front fender area. Senior Patrol Agent Mahar died at the scene from massive head injuries sustained in the accident.