Camden County man killed in vehicle crash

2 weeks 10 hours 50 minutes ago Monday, June 29 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Monday, June 29, 2020 11:38:00 PM CDT June 29, 2020 in News
By: Katie Athey, KOMU Digital Producer

CAMDEN COUNTY - Tommy Ward, 70, was killed in a vehicle collision on Monday afternoon in Camden County.

The crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on Missouri Route 5 of the business 5 overpass.  

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, a vehicle driven by Tracy Kemp, 60, rear-ended a pickup truck driven by Ward. 

The report states the impact from the collision forced the pickup truck to the right side of the road, where it struck an embankment and overturned, ejecting Ward. Troopers reported Ward was not wearing a seat belt. 

According to the crash report, Ward was pronounced dead at the scene just past 2:30 p.m. 

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