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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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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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Midland Driver Won’t Face Charges In Vets Parade Crash

Officials in a West Texas city where four wounded veterans died when a train hit their parade float wouldn’t say Friday why they won’t pursue criminal charges against the driver.

12/07/2012

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Funeral Held For Veteran Who Saved Wife In Parade

A funeral will be held in Amarillo for an Army sergeant who saved his wife from a West Texas train crash, but was killed in the collision.

11/19/2012

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North Texas Couple Involved In Midland Vets Parade Crash

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Chad Calvert has seen war. Even he couldn’t have imagined the tragedy he witnessed at Midland’s annual veterans’ parade.

CBS 11–11/16/2012

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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

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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

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