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    Oveturned Army Truck Leaves 5 Dead, 4 Missing at Fort Hood 

    A troop carrier overturned at a flooded low-water crossing at Texas’ Fort Hood on Thursday, the U.S. Army said, leaving five soldiers confirmed dead and another four missing. Three soldiers were rescued and are in stable condition. Rescue personnel were called in late Thursday morning when the two-and-a-half ton Light Medium Tactical Vehicle got stuck while crossing Owl Creek, according to Fort Hood authorities. Severe flooding has been reported across wide swaths of Texas after heavy rains in recent days. The search for the remaining soldiers was ongoing.

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