Texas teacher diagnosed with cancer while undergoing treatment for car crash

PATTISON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Texas teacher is fighting for his life after a car accident led to the discovery of cancer.

Social studies teacher David Smith was headed to Royal Junior High School on Tuesday when he was involved in a single-vehicle car crash.

Smith was transferred to a hospital, where doctors found three masses in his brain, chest, and kidney, Royal ISD said in a Facebook post.

As Smith focuses on his battle with cancer, Royal ISD has set up a GoFundMe account in order to help with expenses and "alleviate the financial stress."

Smith, along with his wife says it's going to take a lot of hope and strong faith, but they're grateful.

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