A Salt Lake man was killed early Saturday when the car he was driving struck an abandoned semitrailer truck on I-15.

A Utah Highway Patrol dispatcher said Kyle N. Burch, 20, was traveling south on I-15 at 4:03 a.m. when he struck a truck parked in the emergency lane at about 4400 South.Burch was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials do not know why the truck, owned by Western Carriers, Modesto, Calif., was abandoned. The accident is under investigation.