Two people were confirmed dead on Friday following an early morning accident on Highway 6 near Green River.
According to authorities, the incident occurred at 7:25 a.m. when a westbound Ford F150 and an eastbound Toyota Camry collided head-on. The driver of the Toyota was fatally injured and died at scene. The driver of the Ford was transported from the scene by ambulance, but later died from injuries.
Early reports indicated that fog was moderate at the time and likely contributed to the accident. Investigators are using a drone to diagram the scene.
“This will help us better reconstruct what actually happened to cause this awful crash,” the Department of Public safety shared. “The names of the deceased will be released shortly as troopers are still notifying immediate family members at this time.”
The incident occurred at milepost 296, just four miles north of l-70, near Green River. The highway was closed for some time while authorities assessed the scene.