Fort Hood Drownings

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base is seen on South Fort Hood Street in Killeen, Texas on November 7, 2009. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is charged with the deaths of 13 and 29 others wounded after a shooting spree at the Fort Hood army base on November 5. UPI/Robert Hughes

Fort Hood officials say at least three soldiers are dead and six more are missing after an Army troop truck overturned Thursday morning.

Twelve people were onboard the light medium tactical vehicle when it overturned in a rain-swollen creek.

Three soldiers were rescued from the swift waters and are in stable condition.  Three others were found dead downstream from the vehicle and six remain unaccounted for.  Officials say the search is on-going, and they are using aircraft, watercraft, canine units and civilian rescue teams.

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