5 Fort Hood Soldiers Dead, 4 Still Missing in Texas Flooding

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FORT HOOD, Texas — Two more soldiers have been found dead, according to Fort Hood offiicials. That brings the total to five.

Four remain missing after their Army vehicle was swept away in fast-moving floodwaters.

Fort Hood officials say the vehicle overturned at the Owl Creek Tactical low-water crossing and East Range Road.

Three other soldiers were rescued near the vehicle.

All soldiers are “from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division,” according to a Fort Hood statement.

The massive search effort includes aircraft, canine search teams, heavy-ground equipment, swift-water rescue watercraft and search personnel.

The identities of the soldiers who lost their lives have not been released.

This story will be updated as details become available.

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