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Float in Texas train crash that killed veterans was donated

MIDLAND, Texas — The truck that was used as a parade float involved a horrific train crash in West Texas that killed four US military veterans was donated for the event, organizers said Sunday.

Investigators say the truck began crossing the train tracks even though warning bells were sounding and lights were flashing.

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