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Smoke on I-70 causes collisions

Smoke from a large grass fire burning north of Interstate 70 on Monday caused a chain reaction accident involving five vehicles, Kansas Highway Patrol reports.
The accident occurred 15 miles west of Salina at 3:22 p.m. Smoke blowing across the highway reduced visibility to zero, which caused traffic to slow and led to the chain reaction.
A Ford F-150 pickup was driven by Loren Jay Schultz, 56, of Hoisington, who was not injured.
A Mercury Mariner was driven by Donald Bruce Gibbs, 55, of Independence, Mo. He was not injured, but passenger Janet Leigh Gibbs, 54, was taken ...

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