UPDATE 11:53 p.m. ET: STILLWATER, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) — The number of people injured in Saturday morning's Oklahoma State University homecoming parade crash has grown to 44, police said.
UPDATE 8:37 p.m. ET: STILLWATER, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) — A 2-year-old died Saturday night, Oklahoma University Medical Center and The Children's Hospital announced — the fourth person to die after a car plowed into a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University earlier in the day.
Five children and three adults remained hospitalized with conditions ranging from good to critical, officials said.
UPDATE 4:58 p.m. ET: STILLWATER, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) — Police have updated the number of people injured in the Oklahoma State parade crash to 34 and say eight of them are in critical condition.
Three people were killed when a motorist plowed her car into a crowd of spectators at the homecoming parade. Originally Stillwater police had said 22 others were injured, but they updated that total Saturday afternoon to 34.
The homecoming game was being played Saturday afternoon against Kansas. The crowd observed a moment of silence before kickoff.
UPDATE 4:13 p.m. ET: STILLWATER, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) — Police have released the name of the woman arrested on a DUI charge after the crash that killed three people at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.
Stillwater police say the woman taken into custody is 25-year-old Adacia Chambers. They didn't identify her hometown.
The football stadium crowd observed a moment of silence for the victims of the crash. The flag was lowered to half-staff at Boone Pickens Stadium Saturday afternoon before kickoff of the No. 14 Cowboys' homecoming game against Kansas. Officials had considered postponing the game but decided to play it as scheduled and honor the victims.
After running out onto the field before the game, most of the Oklahoma State players knelt in prayer by the OSU sideline.
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STILLWATER, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) — A woman arrested on a DUI charge crashed into a crowd of spectators Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three people and injuring nearly two dozen others, police said.
Stillwater police Capt. Kyle Gibbs said the woman's sedan plowed into an unoccupied motorcycle of an officer who was working security at the parade, then into the crowd. The driver of the sedan was taken into custody on a driving under the influence charge, Gibbs said.
STILLWATER, OK - OCTOBER 24: Police officials check the car that slammed into a crowd watching the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three, near the Boone Pickens Stadium on October 24, 2015 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. (Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images)
Gibbs said three people were killed and 22 were injured in the crash Saturday morning.
CNN reported that eight people were airlifted by an "air ambulance" to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. Seven other people reportedly sustained "serious injuries" and seven other people sustained less serious injuries.
Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis said the homecoming game against Kansas would be played Saturday afternoon.
Dave Kapple of Houston told the Stillwater News Press that he and his son were about 10 feet away when they saw the vehicle barreling into the crowd.
"We heard somebody scream, 'Look out!' (The driver) plowed through a police motorcycle, and then a crowd of people," Kapple said. "People were flying everywhere."
Emergency personnel gather a vehicle crashed into a crowd of spectators during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, causing multiple injuries, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Stillwater, Oka.(AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)
Konda Walker, from Anchorage, Alaska, was attending the festivities ahead of the homecoming game.
"At first we thought it was part of the show," Walker told the News Press. "People were flying 30 feet into the air like rag dolls."
At this time it is unclear if any of the injured or deceased were Oklahoma State students.
My thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the tragic events at @okstate today. Multiple law enforcement agencies are assisting— Governor Mary Fallin (@GovMaryFallin) 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
Dave Urbanski contributed to this story.
This story has been updated.