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,” the UHP statement says.
“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 and back open a 2:09 a.m.”
The name of the victim has not yet been released.
Gephardt Daily will have more information on this story as details become available.