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Agent Stephen Garland, found in a culvert with Martinez, has trouble remembering the incident, according to local media reports.
Martinez also had multiple bone fractures when he and the other agent were found Nov. 18 in a culvert beside Interstate 10 near Van Horn, Texas.
Just hours after the agents, who had been on duty, were found in a dark culvert off Interstate 10, about 100 miles east of El Paso, politicians seized on the news as a flash point in a broader debate about immigration and border security.
Martinez, 36, and a fellow agent, Stephen Garland, were discovered badly injured the night of Nov. 18 in a culvert beside Interstate 10 about 10 miles east of Van Horn.
The firm's review found no safety issues, but identified several bridges and culverts that could use some repairs, Di Bernardo said.
But the culverts require a significant investment, not only on their construction and maintenance, but also on fencing around sections of highway where animals are known to frequently attempt crossings.
Construction of a bridge over a flood-control box culvert that will connect segments of the trail is also part of the project.
On the night of November 18, Martinez, working alone, stopped his vehicle near a culvert, 12 miles east of Van Horn, that runs beneath Interstate 10.
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