Veterans Parade Train Crash

November 16, 2012 - 12:34 PM
Police officers walk in front of a trailer that was carrying wounded veterans in a parade when it was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Four veterans were killed and 16 other people were injured when the train slammed into a parade float carrying the returning veterans to a banquet to honor them officials said Friday. The float took the full force of the train at a railroad crossing Thursday afternoon. Some people managed to jump clear as the train, with its horn blasting, bore down on the float decorated with American flags. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)