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3 soldiers dead, 6 missing in flood near Ft. Hood, Texas PDF Print E-mail
hree soldiers died after their tactical vehicle overturned at a flooded crossing near Fort Hood, Texas, US Army officials have confirmed.
Three soldiers were rescued and are in stable condition, according to KXXV News. They are being transported from Coryell Memorial Healthcare System in Gatesville, Texas to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on the base.

“The search is ongoing for six soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division,” Fort Hood officials said in a statement. 

"Three confirmed deceased soldiers were recovered from the water downstream from the vehicle,” the statement added.

The unit's Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) truck apparently overturned at the Owl Creek Tactical low-water crossing and East Range Road near Lake Belton on Thursday.
 
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