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I came to stop and the engine died; then wouldn't start.

It died at an awkward moment, but didn't make any weird sounds; just kind of shut down. I turned the ignition and heard a click, but the engine wouldn't turn. I connected jumpers to another vehicle and tryed, but still only a click. the engine almost caught once or twice but mainly just clicked. I stopped trying after noticing a very small puff of smoke arise.
there were no signs of a problem before and the engine sounded normal. Anybody?

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