A Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, man was killed and his wife was critically injured in a head-on collision Friday morning in Spanish Fork Canyon.

Jack Ray Lambert was killed when the car driven by his wife, Helen Lambert, 50, went out of control on the icy road, spun around and collided with a second car, said a Utah Highway Patrol dispatcher. The accident occurred at 7:25 a.m. on U.S. 6 a half mile above the mouth of the canyon.Helen Lambert was listed in very critical condition in Mountain View Hospital in Payson.

The driver of the other car, Steven Hixon, Spanish Fork, 26, and his wife were treated and released. Their children, who were also in the car, were not injured.