Driver of vet float in deadly train accident in ‘kind of catatonic’ state, receiving hate emails | Synopsis

Driver of vet float in deadly train accident in ‘kind of catatonic’ state, receiving hate emails

Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony – CSM Bronson – United States Army Africa - 090807

Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony – CSM Bronson – United States Army Africa – 090807 by US Army Africa
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Nov. 18: Mark Thomas and his son Samuel deposit flowers at the site where trailer that was carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train Midland. AP A 50-year-old Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan was driving a parade float that investigators say edged across a railroad crossing in Texas despite warning signals of a fast approaching train, an attorney said Tuesday. Four veterans were killed in the resulting collision in Midland on Thursday. Sixteen people were injured. ‘He’s just very much in shock. ‘- Hal Brockett, Dale Andrew Hayden’s attorney Dale Andrew Hayden was driving one of two flatbed trucks carrying wounded veterans and their loved ones in the procession to honor the war heroes, said Hal Brockett, Hayden’s attorney. “Words can’t express the sorrow and remorse for the people who got hurt and killed,” Brockett said in an interview Tuesday.

People:

Andrew Hayden

Overall Sentiment: 0.0408465

Relevance: 0.853674

Hal Brockett

Overall Sentiment: -0.0816771

Relevance: 0.56443

Sentiment Quote
-0.0773149 “Words can’t express the sorrow and remorse for the people who got hurt and killed,” Brockett said …
0 “kind of catatonic” and not ready to be interviewed, Brockett said. …
-0.277488 “kind of catatonic” and not ready to be interviewed, Brockett said. “He’s just very much in shock.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 3
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.3548029
  • Mean: -0.11826763333333
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

Doug Fletcher

Overall Sentiment: -0.181483

Relevance: 0.308697

Sentiment Quote
0 “professional counseling,” Fletcher said. …
-0.354268 “professional counseling,” Fletcher said. “He is beyond distraught.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 2
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.354268
  • Mean: -0.177134
  • Standard Deviation: 1.7320508075689

Mark Thomas

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.246212

Army Sgt. Maj. William Lubbers

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.2307

Gary Stouffer

Overall Sentiment: -0.189174

Relevance: 0.191646

Teresa Clingman

Overall Sentiment: -0.0277075

Relevance: 0.186235

Sentiment Quote
-0.0250275 “I really can’t speculate as to what any charges might be,” said the county’s district attorney, …
-0.0186523 “I really can’t speculate as to what any charges might be,” said the county’s district attorney, Teresa Clingman, because the police “investigation is not complete.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 2
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.0436798
  • Mean: -0.0218399
  • Standard Deviation: 0

Maj. Lawrence Boivin

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.163816

Joshua Michael

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.154525

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  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

Note that quote stats are likely to be meaningless beyond the aggregate score due to the tiny sample size. However, they are always provided just in case you find something useful there.

Additional Info:

Organization: Army

Overall Sentiment: 0.0373093

Relevance: 0.315314

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A 50-year-old Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan was driving a parade float that investigators say edged across a railroad crossing in Texas despite warning signals of a fast approaching train, an attorney said Tuesday.

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Driver of vet float in deadly train accident in ‘kind of catatonic’ state, receiving hate emails

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