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One dead and two injured following multi-vehicle wreck Friday night

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A 4-car chain reaction crash on an East Texas interstate leaves one dead and two others Hospitalized.

DPS troopers say it happened around 6:20 Friday night at the 571-mile marker westbound on Intersate-20. Investigaotrs say three cars were stopped westbound because of an accident, when a fourth car slammed into the back, impacting the other three. 62-year old Joe Chao of Beaumont was killed in the crash, two others were hospitalized and were treated and released.

The accident remains under investigation.

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