On Tuesday November 5, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board will
meet to consider the following accident investigation report:
On November 15, 2012, a truck-tractor combination unit being used as a "Hunt
for Heroes" parade float was struck by a Union Pacific freight at a grade
crossing in Midland, Texas. As a result of the accident, four parade float
passengers were killed, and five float passengers were seriously injured.
Additionally, eight float passengers and a deputy sheriff received minor
injuries. The two train crewmembers, the combination unit driver, and seven
other float passengers were not injured.
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