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Crash in Spanish Fork Canyon kills two

Aug 8, 2021, 6:20 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:09 pm
A head-on collision on US-6 up Spanish Fork Canyon killed two on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Photo cred...
A head-on collision on US-6 up Spanish Fork Canyon killed two on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Photo credit: Utah Highway Patrol.

SPANISH FORK, Utah — A head-on collision on US-6 at milepost 182 up Spanish Fork Canyon Canyon Saturday night claimed two lives.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a Mazda-3 passenger car with two individuals in it was traveling eastbound. For unknown reasons, it crossed into the westbound lane.  Moments later, it hit a westbound Audi A5 passenger car head-on.

Both occupants of the Mazda were killed in the crash. The individuals in the Audi A5 were transported by air ambulance in with serious injuries. However, the injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. 

All four victims were wearing seatbelts.

On Sunday, one person was killed in Washington County in a three-vehicle accident. The driver of a silver Nissan Rogue died when the vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck.

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