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Crash on U.S. 51 hurts 2 persons Two persons were injured in a three-car, three-car, three-car, chain-reaction chain-reaction chain-reaction collision on fog-shrouded fog-shrouded fog-shrouded U.S. 51 Saturday night about a mile south of Hudson. The mishap occurred about 6:20 p.m. when a southbound car driven by Steven E. Young, 20, Minonk, slowed because the car in front of him slowed down to avoid a head-on head-on head-on collision with a northbound northbound truck in the passing lane. A car driven by Willard R. Koss, 66, Savoy, was forced into the rear of Young's car, which was hit in the rear by a car driven by Dennis A. Furrow, 19, El Paso, police said. Furrow posted his driver's license to appear in court Nov. 24 on a charge of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Injured in the crash were Patti Schaaf, 16, El Paso, a passenger in Furrow's car, and Koss's wife, Florence, Florence, 65. Both were released after treatment at Brokaw Hospital.