A West Texas judge has postponed further action in the trial of a lawsuit arising from a collision between a freight train and a veterans’ parade float that killed four vets.
A Midland judge says he will rule next week on a motion from Union Pacific Railroad to end the civil trial involving people who were hurt or whose family members died when a freight train struck a veterans parade float.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant Chad Calvert has seen war. Even he couldn’t have imagined the tragedy he witnessed at Midland’s annual veterans’ parade.
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.
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.