Family grieves after Border Patrol agent killed in crash

A McAllen family is grieving after 25-year-old Eubin Gomez, Jr. was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday.

He was killed while riding his motorcycle off the 2100 block of Uvalde Avenue, near the McAllen Airport.

McAllen Police say Eubin lost control of his motorcycle and was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.

It TMs still unclear if he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Border Patrol officials say he was off-duty at the time of the accident.

Eubin TMs sister, Damaris Gomez says he leaves behind a one-year-old daughter, Victoria Lea Gomez, who was his pride and joy.

"He loved to laugh, and to sing and he loved his daughter," Damaris said.

Eubin's family says little Victoria has her daddy's smile, something they will cherish forever.

"When they were together his face would completely light up she was his angel, Damaris said.

Eubin's family says because of Border Patrol---their family has grown and their support has meant everything to them.

Damaris says her brother always wanted to be a Border Patrol agent.

It's a tradition passed down from generation to generation.

"They've done everything that they can, they've sent their condolences right away, and we wanted to thank them for that. He always spoke very highly of the men and woman that he worked with, Damaris said. Damaris says she'll miss Eubin's phone messages where he would sing her songs. While she admits he wasn TMt the best singer, they always left her with a smile.

"I TMm going to miss everything about him, Damaris said. He was so sincere. If I ever had a problem he was the first person I could go to.