3 dead, 3 rescued, 6 missing from swamped Fort Hood vehicle


[FILE] A sign outside Fort Hood, an U.S. Army post located in Killeen, Texas.

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FORT HOOD, Texas — Three soldiers are dead, three have been rescued and six are missing after an Army truck overturned at a low water crossing in Fort Hood on Thursday.

KWTX reported that the incident involves a light medium tactical vehicle that overturned.

“Three confirmed deceased Soldiers were recovered from the water downstream from the vehicle,” according KWTX, citing Fort Hood. “The search is ongoing for six Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.”

“Multiple resources from the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services, local and state agencies have been deployed to assist with the rescue and recovery of personnel and property,” the post said.

“Emergency operations include aircraft, canine search teams, heavy-ground equipment, swift-water rescue watercraft and search personnel.”

No names have been released.

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