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Head-On Collision While Attempting to Pass Results in the Death of Rosebud Resident

40-year-old David Wayne Chennault Jr. (Rosebud, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Thursday, September 6.

The accident occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. on State Highway 36 one mile west of Joy, Arkansas. Mr. Chennault was attempting to pass several vehicles while traveling west on Highway 36. 68-year-old Dale W. Roberts (Heber Springs, AR) was traveling east on Highway 36. Mr. Chennault’s 1996 Chevrolet Silverado struck Mr. Robert’s eastbound 2008 Dodge Ram head-on.

Mr. Chennault suffered fatal injuries. Mr. Roberts was transported to White County Medical Center with injuries.

Weather conditions were reportedly cloudy and rainy and road conditions wet at the time of the accident.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: State Highway 36, One Mile West of Joy, Arkansas, White County: