A three-vehicle accident on Friday, Nov. 30 claimed the life of 56- year-old Charles Russell Forrest when his Kia Sorento was struck head on by John Davidson, 37, of Siloam Springs.

According to the Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary report from the Arkansas State Police (ASP), Davidson crossed the marked center line on U.S. Highway 71 North striking Forrest, 56, who was in the south bound lane of traffic. Both vehicles came to a final rest on the west side of the highway.

The third vehicle, a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado sustained minor damage to the rear, left side and also came to rest on the west side of Highway 71.

According to ASP investigating officer, Mike Lance, the weather conditions were clear and the roads were dry.

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