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Highway 6 closed while police investigate a fatal motorcycle accident

Jul 1, 2023, 12:27 PM | Updated: Oct 17, 2023, 9:29 am

SPANISH FORK, Utah -- Spanish Fork Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on Highway ...

A Spanish Fork police vehicle is pictured on Monday, March 22, 2021. Spanish Fork police say a child is recovering after they were shot by a small caliber bullet while playing outside at their daycare (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

(Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

SPANISH FORK, Utah — Spanish Fork Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 6 through Spanish Fork. The highway is closed in both directions from Center Street Expressway Lane for the next couple of hours.

Police said the 34-year-old man who was driving the motorcycle was dead when they arrived. They said witnesses told them the rider was going east when he made a quick lane change and clipped the back of a pickup truck. The motorcycle crossed into the westbound lanes, where it was hit by a westbound vehicle and thrown into another.

This is a developing story. 

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Highway 6 closed while police investigate a fatal motorcycle accident