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One dead, three injured in crash on U.S. 6 in Utah Co.

Posted at 5:35 AM, Apr 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 07:45:48-04

SPANISH FORK, Utah — One person is dead after a head-on collision on U.S. 6 in Utah County Sunday night.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, it happened shortly before 9 p.m. near milepost 186.

An eastbound Chevrolet Silverado crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a Chevrolet Cruze.

According to UHP, the crash resulted in the death of a 32-year-old man who had been a passenger in the Cruze. His name was not released.

The Cruze's driver and a passenger in the Silverado were both taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Silverado's driver suffered minor injuries.

Both directions of the highway were closed as of 10:15 Sunday night.

UHP reported eastbound traffic was being turned around and westbound traffic was being diverted at U.S. 89.

Both directions of U.S. 6 reopened by 2:09 a.m.

Watch FOX 13 for updates as they become available.