American Fork man dead after head-on collision with tractor-trailer in Spanish Fork Canyon

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SPANISH FORK CANYON, Utah — An American Fork man is dead after a head-on collision in Spanish Fork Canyon Tuesday morning.

At about 10:30 a.m., 77-year-old Court Anderson was traveling east on State Route 6 in a white Chevrolet pickup when for an unknown reason he crossed into oncoming traffic at about mile marker 179, according to Utah Highway Patrol.

At that point, Anderson struck a tractor-trailer traveling west head on. Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene, UHP states.

The second driver was not injured.

A small fire on the tractor-trailer was sparked due to the collision but was quickly put out, according to UHP.

Westbound lanes were fully or partially closed until about 3:30 p.m.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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