Fatal head-on crash leaves one dead near Spanish Fork Canyon

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UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Troopers are attending to a fatal crash near Spanish Fork Canyon on Wednesday.

The Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) says the victim is a 19-year-old male. The crash happened along SR-6 near milepost 181 near the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon around 7:44 a.m.

UHP says the impact happened near the Covered Bridge when a passenger car was driving westbound and crossed into the opposite lane, crashing into a truck head-on. The driver in the passenger car died due to the impact.

The truck driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Lanes along both directions were closed as first responders and crews cleared and investigated the scene.

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