Thygerson was eastbound on State Road 59 about 3:20PM when the vehicle he was driving crossed the center line into oncoming traffic crashing into a FedEx van head-on before going off the road and bursting into flames.
The UHP Report said Thygerson was extricated from his car and transported to the Dixie Regional Medical Center where he died a short time later.
The driver of the FedEx van, 37-year old Jacob A. Baker of St. George, was hospitalized in stable condition with lower-body injuries, according to the UHP.
The highway patrol said both drivers were wearing seat belts and vehicle air bags deployed. The UHP accident report said there is no indication of excessive speed, alcohol, or drug use involved in the accident.