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At least 3 dead in crash at OSU parade

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STILLWATER, Okla. —The Stillwater News Press said at least three are dead and 30 to 40 were hurt Saturday morning in a car crash involving spectators at an Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.

Authorities said the crash happened at about 10 a.m. at Hall of Fame and Main Street. Police and EMSA are responding to the scene. Multiple medical helicopters responded to the scene, taking victims to area hospitals.

Dave Kapple of Houston told the Stillwater News Press that he and his son were about 10 feet away when they saw the vehicle barreling into the crowd.
    
"We heard somebody scream, 'Look out!.' (He) plowed through a police motorcycle, and then a crowd of people," Kapple said. "People were flying everywhere."

Konda Walker, from Anchorage, Alaska, was attending the festivities ahead of the homecoming game between Oklahoma State and Kansas.
    
"At first we thought it was part of the show," Walker told the News Press. "People were flying 30 feet into the air like rag dolls."

Stillwater police are holding a news conference at 12:30 p.m.

Oklahoma State University released a statement on its Twitter page: https://twitter.com/okstate

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