85-year-old Donald Hoodenpyle lost his life in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, April 4th. At approximately 3:50 p.m., Mr. Hoodenpyle was attempting to turn left onto State Highway 16 (Huntsville Drive) in a 2002 Buick Regal. Mr. Hoodenpyle failed to yield to a Dodge Ram traveling east on Highway 16. The Dodge Ram, driven by Dennis Peek, of Elkins, Arkansas, struck the left side of Mr. Hoodenpyle’s Buick. Mr. Peek, along with a passenger in the Buick, Michael Standridge, were both injured and transported to Washington Regional Medical Center.
Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.
The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.
Accident Location: State Highway 16 (Huntsville Road) and Jarnagan Lane, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Washington County: