DPS warns drivers about driving through smoke following five-vehicle wreck

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Texas Department of Public Safety officials are reminding drivers not to drive into smoke after a five-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 281 and Ponderosa Lane Friday.

Officials said around 4:20 p.m. a semitruck was stopped or going very slow through smoke caused by a grass fire in a nearby ditch when another drive hit the semitruck.

Authorities say three more cars drove into the smoke and wrecked.

Three were transported to the hospital, two with minor injuries, the condition of the third person is unknown.

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