Two dead in Spanish Fork Canyon accident

Two people were killed in an accident Thursday afternoon in Spanish Fork Canyon.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the accident occurred just after 1 p.m. at mile marker 187 on U.S. 6 at the junction with US 89.

Multiple lanes were closed, but traffic began moving again around 4 p.m.

Officials said a red Jeep wrangler hit the driver’s side of silver Nissan Maxima.

Crews used equipment to pry open the Nissan to gain access to the driver.

Information about the two people killed have not yet been released.

Check back later for more on this developing story.