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Train Hits Trailer Carrying Veterans during Texas Parade; 4 Dead

Posted on 11/16/2012 by with 1 comment

A train crashed into a tractor-trailer carrying wounded veterans and their spouses in a parade in Midland, Texas, killing at least four people, authorities told NBC News.

At least 17 people were hospitalized, city officials said. Twenty-four veterans and their spouses were on the tractor-trailer, according to the Midland Reporter-Telegram.

NBC station KWES of Midland said the tractor-trailer was part of the Show of Support / Hunt for Heroes parade carrying veterans and their spouses to a banquet in their honor. The benefit dinner was being put on by Show of Support, Military Hunt Inc. in Midland on Thursday night, according to the organization’s website.

 

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One response to Train Hits Trailer Carrying Veterans during Texas Parade; 4 Dead

  1. On November 16th, 2012 at 8:47 am , Pat Patterson said...

    All in our prayers! Thank you for your service!

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