4 Dead After Train Slams Into Parade Float

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 10:42pm

MIDLAND, TX — Investigators are still on the scene of a deadly train accident in Midland, Texas.

Authorities say four people were killed and 17 others got hurt.

The city of Midland spokesperson said that a train slammed into a parade float at a Union Pacific Railroad crossing.

The float was headed to a West Texas parade and banquet honoring wounded veterans.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
 

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