The accident happened at 8:58 p.m. when an eastbound Chevrolet Silverado crossed the dividing line into oncoming westbound traffic.
The pickup collided head-on with a compact car, a Chevrolet Cruze.
“This collision caused extensive damage to both vehicles and resulted in the passenger of the Cruze, a 32-year-old male, to be fatally injured,” a UHP statement said. “The driver of the Cruze and passenger in the Silverado were both transported with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Silverado received only minor injuries.”
Lanes were were shut down for five hours after the crash.