Float Hit by Train Crossed Track Against Signals

Officials say truck entered tracks after warning bells, signals

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 18, 2012 5:27 AM CST

(Newser) – A parade float filled with wounded veterans that was struck by a freight train had crossed onto the railroad tracks after warning signals were going off, investigators say. It was the second of two floats carrying veterans in Thursday's parade in Midland, Texas. The...   Read full story »


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