A Texas National Guard soldier drowned Friday in the Rio Grande river in Eagle Pass while trying to rescue a migrant in the water, according to authorities.

“BREAKING: Multiple sources tell me a Texas National Guard soldier has just drowned in the Rio Grande here in Eagle Pass while trying to save migrants in the water. Texas DPS confirms, and tells me a body has been recovered,” Fox News’ Bill Melugin tweeted.

A Texas Military Department spokesperson confirmed the contents of Melugin’s tweet are accurate and a statement is soon to be released.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as information becomes available.

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