Gov. Greg Abbot released statement on hot air balloon crash - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Gov. Greg Abbott released statement on hot air balloon crash

LOCKHART, TX (KXXV) - Gov. Greg Abbott issued this statement on the lives lost in the hot air balloon crash in Lockhart, TX.

"Cecilia and I extend our deepest condolences for all those who have been affected by today’s heartbreaking tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, as well as the Lockhart community. The investigation into the cause of this tragic accident will continue, and I ask all of Texas to join us in praying for those lost"

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz released a statement on the tragedy as well.


“Heidi and I lift up in prayer all who have been impacted by today’s tragic accident in Lockhart and send our condolences to all who have lost their loved ones. As always, Texans are strong in the face of adversity, and we all stand together in support of the families and entire Lockhart community as they respond to and begin to heal from this terrible incident.” 

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