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File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Boy Dies After Accidentally Run Over By Float Driven By Father

Authorities say a boy has died after he was run over by a float at the end of a Fourth of July parade in central Oklahoma.

07/04/2013

File photo of a Veterans Day Parade float. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Float In Train Crash That Killed Vets Was Donated

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

11/18/2012

File photo of veterans on a float in a parade. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Official: Vets’ Float Crossed Track After Signals

A parade float that collided with a freight train, killing four military veterans, had crossed onto railroad tracks even though warning signals were going off, investigators said Saturday.

11/17/2012

File photo of a Veteran's Day parade. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4 Dead, 17 Hurt When Freight Train Hits Texas Vets Parade

A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float tried to get through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet, authorities said.

11/15/2012

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