NTSB: Float crossed after warning signals were activated

11/19/2012 | CBS News · Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A parade float that was hit by a train last week in Texas did not obey the warning signs, according to an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. Instead, it entered the tracks after warning signals went off. "Once the crossing becomes active, people should stop," said Robert Accetta, lead investigator with the NTSB. Four people were killed in the accident and sixteen were injured.

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