Camdenton man dies when he's ejected from pickup near hometown

An elderly Camden County man dies when his pickup is rear ended by a car near his hometown.

Tommy Ward, 70, of Camdenton, was driving on Highway 5, Monday afternoon, when he was struck from behind by a car.  The impact caused Ward’s truck to run off the road where it struck an embankment and overturned. 

Ward, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was ejected.  The patrol reports he was pronounced dead at the scene.