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Four Veterans Killed in Route to Parade in Midland

At 4:30 PM in the afternoon on Thursday (November 15), during a parade honoring military veterans, an eastbound Union Pacific train ran into a parade float travelling south on Garfield Street in Midland TX, killing four former soldiers. Two of the victims died on the scene, while two others died at Midland Memorial Hospital. More than a dozen other people were hospitalized.

Note: The radio report (click podcast above) was broadcast Thursday at 9 PM CT.

Former KRTS/KXWT News Director