Skip to content

Friday March 31, 2023 Salt Lake City, UT Alerts: UHP Statement on I-215 W NB 700 North Crash READ

Media Alert


Press Release

Spanish Fork Canyon fatal crash

Thursday January 12, 2023

On Wednesday, January 11,2023, at about 8:05 pm, a Honda hatchback, was westbound on US-6 near milepost 185, about 6 miles up Spanish Fork Canyon. The driver lost control and slid into the eastbound lanes, perpendicular to eastbound traffic. The Honda was struck in the front passenger side door by a Ford F-150 pulling a small utility trailer.  The driver of the Honda sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.  The driver of the Ford pickup was not injured, the Fords passenger, an 11 year-old male, was transported with non-life-threatening injuries.  US-6 was closed in both directions for investigation and documentation for approximately 3 hours.  



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


More Videos in this Series

Motorcyclist Killed on I-80

June 20, 2020

Fatal Crash: San Juan County on SR-191 at Milepost 78

May 11, 2020

Utah’s New Lane Filtering Law

May 8, 2019

More from the News Room

Logan Canyon Fatal Crash. (Updated)

March 2023

Join Our Team

March 2023

Box Elder County Triple Fatal (Updated)

March 2023