Twitter shares shock and condolences after Oklahoma State tragedy
Soon after news broke of the tragic events that killed three people and left many others injured at an Oklahoma State Homecoming parade Saturday morning, condolences and well-wishes started pouring in on Twitter.
One of the first came from Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops. Many others also shared their thoughts with a school that has too often been rocked by tragedy:
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— Bob Stoops (@OU_CoachStoops) October 24, 2015
Oklahoma State University is saddened by the tragic parade incident earlier this morning. Our thoughts & prayers are with those affected.
— Oklahoma State Univ. (@okstate) October 24, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Oklahoma State family following this morning's tragedy.
— TCUAthletics (@TCU_Athletics) October 24, 2015
Saddened to hear of the tragedy at Oklahoma State. Our prayers and thoughts are with the school, and the families involved. #OSUhomecoming
— SHSU Women's Bball (@SHSUWomensBball) October 24, 2015
GOD BLESS OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY AND EVERYBODY INVOLVED IN THIS HORRIBLE TRAGEDY-INCLUDING THE YOUNG LADY RESPONSIBLE
— Larry Mahsetky (@Mahsetky86) October 24, 2015
Terrible tragedy at Oklahoma State today…please say a prayer for those affected https://t.co/CqmLECv1Qx
— Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) October 24, 2015
Thoughts and Prayers for the Okla State family right now in response to the tragic accident that occurred this morning. #PrayerPower
— David Beaty (@beaty_david) October 24, 2015
— Oklahoma Sooners (@OklahomaOnScout) October 24, 2015
Sad day for #okstate Hearts are heavy. The Cowboy family will pull ever closer. Sadly, again.
— T. Boone Pickens (@boonepickens) October 24, 2015
Oklahoma State pres. Burns Hargis said there was consideration of whether to play, but “we’re gonna play & we’re gonna remember the victims”
— George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) October 24, 2015
— Aaron Ralstin (@Volski12) October 24, 2015
— Thurman Thomas (@thurmanthomas) October 24, 2015
Thoughts and prayers for those involved in the Okie St Homecoming Tragedy. May God be with you all.
— Mack Brown (@ESPN_CoachMack) October 24, 2015
— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow) October 24, 2015
— Pistols Firing (@pistolsguy) October 24, 2015
— Sarah Phipps (@sarahcphipps) October 24, 2015
Our thoughts are with the Oklahoma State community following the tragic incident in Stillwater this morning. #Big12Family
— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) October 24, 2015