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Mardi Gras parade crash (WPMI)
Mardi Gras parade crash (WPMI)

A vehicle plowed into a Mardi Gras parade band on Fat Tuesday, injuring at least 11


A vehicle plowed into a Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, Alabama on Fat Tuesday, injuring at least 11 members of a local high school marching band, three critically. 

The city canceled the parade after the crash.

Witnesses said a white van with MOAA written on its side drove into the Gulf Shores High School Band. MOAA are the initials for the Military Officers Association of America. The vehicle was part of the parade, our partner at WPMI reports. The FBI said it is investigating the incident.

ABC News reported at least three people were critically injured.

The city closed the highway of the parade route after the crash.

A witnesses captured a photo of the scene.

Our partner at WPMI also captured the scene.

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