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Overheated engine, water leaking from engine area and tail pipe

Engine light came on while driving, continue for another ten miles, then pulled over. Replaced radiator due to 3 inch crack and leaking fluid all over alternator. Now engine appears to whine, but does not start and each time I attempt to start, water leaks from engine area and leaks from a crack in the tail pipe right behind the catalytic converter.
Have I crack the engine block internally?

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It is possible that yoiu crack the engine block. You should be able to see where the water is coming from the engine area, possibly ruined the head gasket only

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