Fatal head-on crash closes US-6 in both directions at Red Narrows
May 15, 2023, 3:44 PM | Updated: 4:07 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — Both directions of US-6 are closed at milepost 191 (Red Narrows) in Spanish Fork Canyon after a fatal head-on crash. The crash site is about six miles east of Thistle.
UDOT said it expects major delays and asks drivers to consider using an alternate route.
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UHP Sgt. Cam Roden said their initial investigation found that a westbound passenger car crossed into the eastbound lanes of US-6 and hit a pickup truck,head on. Roden said the driver of the westbound vehicle died on the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was airlifted.
At 4:05 p.m., both directions of the highway remained closed. Officials are working to clear the westbound lanes.
This story will be updated.
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