UPDATE: UHP identifies teenager killed in Emery County crash

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WEDNESDAY 8/25/2021

EMERY COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The teenager killed in an Emery County crash in mid-August has been identified.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, a white Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 16-year-old boy was traveling south on SR-10 near milepost 46, south of Huntington. UHP says the vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a northbound semi head-on.

According to UHP, the teenager was killed instantly. The semi veered off the roadway to the west before coming to a rest. The truck driver received minor injuries. SR-10 was closed for about two and a half hours while UHP investigated the crash and the scene was cleared.

The teenager has been identified as 16-year-old Orion Livingston of Huntington, Utah.

UHP is working to determine what caused the teenager to leave his lane.

ORIGINAL STORY: Teenager killed in Emery County crash

THURSDAY 8/19/2021 6:57 a.m.

EMERY COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A 16-year-old is dead after colliding with a semi in Emery County on Wednesday. Utah Highway Patrol is now investigating what happened before the crash.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, a white Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 16-year-old boy was traveling south on SR-10 near milepost 46, south of Huntington. UHP says the vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a northbound semi head-on.

According to UHP, the teenager was killed instantly. The semi veered off the roadway to the west before coming to a rest. The truck driver received minor injuries.

SR-10 was closed for about two and a half hours while UHP investigated the crash and the scene was cleared. UHP is working to determine what caused the teenager to leave his lane.

Earlier in the day, authorities in Utah County were able to rescue an Orem man after his truck plummeted 20 feet into Spanish Fork Canyon. The man called for help shortly before 6:30 a.m. and was not found for a few hours.

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