UPDATE: Teen dead after early morning Highway 60 crash

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CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Karina Nichole Ayala, 19, died on-scene Tuesday morning after a crash involving a semi-truck on the 100 block of US Highway 60.

According to the Canyon Police Department (CPD), Ayala was driving a Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Highway 60. The driver of a semi-truck was traveling westbound, turning left crossing the eastbound lane when the vehicles collided.

Officers responded to the scene at around 5:40 a.m., according to CPD, and found Ayala had died after the impact.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, through the CPD.

The accident closed the highway in both directions Tuesday morning from Brown Road to FM 2590, and the Texas Department of Transportation announced a detour to the south access road in the area.

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