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No charges in fatal float accident

MIDLAND, Texas — A grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict the driver of a float involved in a train collision that killed four US military veterans in a West Texas parade.

Dale Andrew Hayden, the driver of the truck pulling the float, will not face charges stemming from the Nov. 15 accident that killed the veterans. Sixteen other people were injured in the crash.

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The veterans were riding on a flatbed truck that was hit by a Union Pacific train traveling at 62 miles per hour.

The truck was the second float in a parade organized to honor wounded veterans and their wives.

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