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Fiery Florida Highway Pileup

Photographs of the scene taken hours later revealed an aftermath that resembled a Hollywood disaster movie.

Monday, January 30, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A long line of cars and trucks collided one after another early Sunday on a dark Florida highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were instantly blinded. At least 10 people were killed. When rescuers first arrived, they could only listen for screams and moans because the poor visibility made it difficult to find victims in wreckage that was strewn for nearly a mile, police said.

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