2 found alive in Texas tractor-trailer out of hospital

AP , Monday 24 Jul 2017

Two of the people found alive in a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio and taken to hospitals with extreme dehydration and heat stroke have been released.

The broiling 18-wheeler was found packed with immigrants early Sunday. Ten people who were inside the tractor-trailer have died and the driver has been charged in the deaths.

Spokesman Don Finley at University Hospital in San Antonio says two of the seven patients who arrived there Sunday have been discharged. Finley says four men and one woman remain at the hospital, in conditions ranging from good to critical.

At the San Antonio Military Medical Center on the Fort Sam Houston Army post, spokeswoman Elaine Sanchez says all five patients admitted to the hospital Sunday remain in treatment.

Spokeswoman Patti Tanner says none of the patients admitted to various Baptist Health System hospitals in San Antonio have been discharged.

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