1 Hurt After Fiery Crash on I-695 in DC

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One person is seriously hurt after a crash and vehicle fire on I-695 in Southeast D.C. early Wednesday, officials say. 

The crash involved two vehicles and occurred on westbound I-695 at M Street SE, DC Fire and EMS said. Firefighters were dispatched at 5 a.m. 

One vehicle was extinguished, and one person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the fire department said. 

News4 video footage shows high flames and a large cloud of smoke. 

No information was immediately released on what may have caused the crash. 

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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