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Questions Linger In Texas Train Accident That Killed 4 Veterans

‏The CBS 11 I-Team looks at what role Union Pacific and the state of Texas may have played in a deadly 2012 train accident in Midland.

CBS 11–12/13/2013

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3 Freight Trains Collide In Texas, 4 Crew Hurt

Three freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle before dawn Wednesday, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two critically.

09/25/2013

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Vets Parade Float Driver Says Train Seemed Still Before Crash

The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.

05/22/2013

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Float Driver Won’t Face Charges In Midland Train Crash

Rain across North Texas has been just what we needed to help out with the drought. Widespread areas across North Texas saw 2″ to 4″ of rain.

01/09/2013

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West Texas Rail Crossing Had 10 Previous Accidents

There were 10 previous collisions at the West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families.

11/16/2012

(credit: Midland Reporter Telegram)

Military Veterans Killed In Midland Train Wreck

A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float drove through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet, authorities said.

11/15/2012