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Utah Highway Patrol
Police are investigating a fatal crash on southbound I-15 near 1200 North in Orem that shut down part of the freeway on Thursday, May 17, 2018. A Salt Lake man was killed in the accident.

OREM — Investigation of a fatal crash on I-15 in Utah County shut down part of the freeway Thursday.

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A trooper had been notified of a vehicle on southbound I-15 that wasn't staying in its lane and was preparing to stop the vehicle when the crash occurred near 1200 North, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

The driver, 60-year-old John Homer, of Salt Lake City, was ejected from the vehicle, according to UHP. It is unknown whether he was wearing a seat belt.

No one else was in the car at the time of the crash and no other vehicles were hit, UHP reported.

Southbound lanes were closed at the 1600 North exit for several hours while police investigated.