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A man died Friday morning when he fell while trying to scale a U.S.-Mexico Border fence in Otay Mesa, authorities reported.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, San Diego Fire-Rescue and San Diego police responded to the scene of the incidentnear Drucker Lane and Kerns Street.

Border Patrol agents called paramedics about 4:40 a.m., reporting that they were performing CPR on an unconscious person who’d fallen, Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Monica Munoz said

San Diego police said the man who fell from the wall died about 4:45 a.m. The man appeared to be in his mid-30s, Officer David O’Brien said.

Munoz said five others were taken to area hospitals, including four patients in the most acute condition, which can include those with major trauma or in need of CPR. A fifth patient, considered to be in the least acute condition, was also taken to a hospital.

The five patients included a woman in her 30s and a woman in her 50s, she said.

No other information was immediately available.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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