TOP PHOTO: The head-on collision between vehicles driven by the late Adam Chapman (blue vehicle) and Robert Byrd (silver vehicle) happened just before 9am on Tue., Feb. 4, on the four lane in La Follette in front of KROME Salon.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County man indicted for vehicular homicide and DUI charges appeared in court Monday morning for a status hearing. Related story.

Robert Nathaniel Byrd, 30 was indicted on vehicular homicide and DUI charges in relation to the death of Adam Chapman, which occurred after a February 4 head-on collision on the four lane in LaFollette.

At Monday’s status hearing, Byrd’s attorney reported the defense had recieved 1,400 pages of discovery on the case from state prosecutors and asked for the case to be set at a later date.  The case was reset for February 28 so there would be ample time for the defense to review the discovery information provided.

Byrd was indicted by a Campbell County Grand Jury after the Tennessee Highway Patrol provided evidence and testimony in regards to the crash. 

He was arrested on a warrant as a result of that indictment and booked into the county jail on charges of vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular homicide by conduct and one count of DUI. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/30/2021-6AM)