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Head-on Collision Near El Dorado Results in Two Truck Drivers’ Deaths

52-year-old Terry Reed (of El Dorado) and 42-year-old Kenes Lajeunesse (of Jacksonville) were both fatally injured in an accident on Friday, August 10.

The accident occurred at approximately 1:25 p.m. on Highway 167 near El Dorado. Mr. Reed was driving a 2005 Freightliner south on Highway 167. Mr. Lajeunesse was driving a 2017 Freightliner north on Highway 167. Mr. Lajeunesse 18-wheeler crossed the centerline striking Mr. Reed’s semi-truck.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Highway 167 South, El Dorado, Arkansas, Union County: