Idaho teen killed in Spanish Fork head-on collision identified

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UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as Luke Allen Hansen from Weiser, Idaho. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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SPANISH FORK (News4Utah)- An 18-year-old is dead after a crash on U.S. Highway 6 Friday.

It happened just before 9 a.m. 

Police say the 18-year-old was driving north on U.S. 6 when he passed through the intersection at Expressway Lane and hit a stopped pickup truck head-on.

Investigators say the 71-year-old driver of the pickup was preparing to make a left turn.

The 18-year-old died at the hospital, police say. The other driver suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The identity of the victim has not been released, but police say the teen was from Idaho and was staying with family in Spanish Fork. 

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