Four people die, 17 others taken to hospital when train crashes into parade float honoring veterans in Midland, Texas.
(Steven Portnoy and Michael S. James, ABC News) -- Four people died and 17 others were taken to a hospital when a train crashed into a parade float honoring veterans in Midland, Texas, late this afternoon.
"From what we know right now, apparently there were two fatalities at the time of the incident and two more at the hospital that passed away after they'd been transported," Midland Police Chief Price Robinson said.
Midland Memorial Hospital confirmed the four deaths to ABC News.
Of the 17 injured at the hospital, 10 were in critical condition and seven were in stable condition, Robinson said.
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