3 soldiers dead, 6 missing after Army truck overturns in Fort Hood flooding

3 soldiers dead, 6 missing after Army truck overturns in Fort Hood flooding

Three soldiers are dead and six are missing after an Army truck overturned near a rain-swollen creek in Texas, according to Fort Hood.

Fort Hood emergency officials are continues to conduct rescue operations for an overturned Light Medium Tactical Vehicle at the Owl Creek Tactical low-water crossing and East Range Rd.

Three deceased soldiers were recovered from the water.

The search is ongoing for six soldiers from the 3 rd Battalion, 16 th Field Artillery Regiment, 2 nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1 st Calvary Division.

Three additional soldiers were rescued from the water near the vehicle and are in stable condition.

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. Emergency operations are using aircraft, canine search teams, heavy ground equipment, swift water rescue watercraft and search personnel.

Names of the diseased have not been released yet.