Johnie Lee Qualls, left, comforts and talks Friday with Terry Johnson, in Midland, Texas, before a community prayer service to pray for all those involved in an accident Thursday, where four veterans were killed.
Army Sgt. Joshua Michael, 34
Sgt. Maj. Gary Stouffer, 37
Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Boivin, 47
Sgt. Maj. William Lubbers, 43
Patriot Guard Riders comfort each other Friday, in Midland, Texas, as they gather for a prayer service to pray for all those involved in the veterans parade train accident Thursday.
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Cheered on by a flag-waving crowd, a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses was inching across a railroad track when the crossing gates began to lower and a freight train that seemed to come out of nowhere was suddenly bearing down on them, its horn blaring.