Train hits float carrying veterans in West Texas parade

Midland Reporter-Telegram, AP: A float carrying veterans and their wives during a West Texas parade was struck by a train, police said. 

Authorities say four people are dead and 17 others are injured. 

The parade was supposed to end at a “Hunt for Heroes” banquet. The wounded service members were then going to be treated to a deer-hunting trip this weekend.

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Photo via mywesttexas.com

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    wow what. no bad. stop. this is so sad.
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    fuck :(
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    Sorry to “train” on your parade!
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    This is really sad, and im sorry for the loss of lives.. But, did the train sneak up on them? Did it come from behind a...
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    I am so going to hell but that’s hilarious You can’t make that shit up
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    such sad news.
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    I can’t even find words…..
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