Terrible: Midland, TX Parade float with Soldiers and families aboard hit by train


This is early reporting, more surely to come. All from @OACrime (alerted by @OACourts)

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Update: Best of luck to the injured, and to Midland Memorial Hospital (Where I once worked).


From KOSA:

MIDLAND – CBS 7 has just learned that a train has slammed into the “Hunt for Heroes” parade procession. Reports from the scene tell us that at least nine people have been seriously hurt in the wreck that happened at the train tracks near the intersection of Garfield and Highway 80.


UPDATE 6:00 PM ***
Police Chief Price Robinson tells CBS 7 four confirmed dead 16 injured.