midland News

NTSB Faults Parade Plans in Fatal Texas Train Collision

The lack of safety planning by parade organizers and the city of Midland, Texas, has been faulted by federal investigators in an accident in November 2012 in which a freight train rammed a tractor-trailer truck towing a parade float with …

Float Driver Won’t Face Charges in Texas Train Crash

A grand jury has declined to indict the driver of a float involved in a train collision that killed four U.S. military veterans in a West Texas parade. Dale Andrew Hayden, the driver of the truck pulling the float, will …

West Texas Town Begins Recovery After Deadly Train Crash

Two days after a train suddenly plowed into a parade float, killing four war veterans, the city of Midland, investigators and the victims’ families began what likely will be a long, painful recovery. The truck that served as the parade …