01/05/17   Traffic Accident Claims Life In Carroll County


The 2nd highway fatality of the new year occurred early yesterday morning in Carroll county. According to a preliminary report from the State Police, 50 year old Mandi R. Chaney of Green Forrest, Arkansas died at the scene of the crash on Arkansas 103 south near Rudd.

According to a the  report, Chaney's 2005 Chevy pickup, headed south on highway 103, crossed the centerline just north of Rudd, into oncoming traffic, colliding with a northbound 2014 Mack truck driven by 59 year old Roland M. Severs of Berryville, Arkansas. Chaney was partially ejected from her vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The weather was clear, the roadway dry at the time of the crash at 6:05 yesterday morning. State Trooper Taylor Elkins investigated the crash.