Camdenton driver suffers fatal injuries in MO-5 crash

Staff Report
Lake Sun Leader

A Camden County crash on MO-5, north of the Business 5 overpass, resulted in a fatality Monday afternoon.

Tommy D. Ward, 70, was driving his 1990 Ford F150 northbound when Tracy M. Kemp, 60, struck Ward from the rear end in her 2012 Mazda 6. Ward's vehicle travelled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. Ward was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. Kemp did not receive any injuries. Both vehicles were totaled.

Kemp was wearing a safety device at the time of the accident, Ward was not.

This is Troop F’s 13th fatality in June and 33rd of 2020.