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Driver killed in head-on collision with semi in Sanpete County

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Posted at 2:46 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 16:46:02-04

SANPETE COUNTY, Utah -- One person is dead after colliding head-on with a semitrailer on US-89 Monday morning in Sanpete County.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, just after 11:30 a.m. near Indianola, a northbound car crossed the center line on the highway, which consists of one lane in each direction in the area. The car struck a southbound semi head-on, killing the driver on impact. No other occupants were in the car.

The semi driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

US-89 is closed between US-6 and the Sanpete County line.

The deceased driver's name has not been released.