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62 immigrants rescued from refrigerated truck

Posted at 4:06 PM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 17:06:46-04

Border Patrol Agents near Laredo rescued 62 immigrants from a refrigerated tractor trailer on Wednesday.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents discovered the immigrants inside of the trailer during an inspection at the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 35, north of Laredo.

The immigrants, all from Mexico, were found in good health, Border Patrol said.

The driver of the tractor trailer, a female U.S. citizen, was arrested and the truck was seized.