One fatality after Saturday evening car accident

A car accident in Spanish Valley around 9 p.m. on Saturday resulted in the death of local resident Carl Q. Bierschied.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Bierschied stopped in the center turn lane of Highway 191 near Resource Boulevard to retrieve some items that had fallen off of his vehicle while he was driving southbound.

Another driver, also traveling southbound, noticed Bierschied’s car facing northbound in the center lane. According to Highway Patrol troopers, the driver swerved to avoid him after seeing him bent over in the middle of the left lane. The driver impacted him with the passenger side of the car.

After unsuccessful CPR attempts, Bierschied died on scene from his injuries. He was 37.