Police & Fire

Camden man dies in crash

A Ouachita County man died Monday in a one-vehicle accident earlier this week.

According to a preliminary fatal crash summary report filed by Arkansas State Police, 48-year-old Earnest Lewis, of Camden, was driving a northbound 2005 Cadillac when he “veered to the left side of the road and struck a fence.”

The accident happened at 12:02 p.m. Monday, April 11, at 690 Lincoln Dr., Camden. Weather and road conditions were clear and dry, according to Officer John Voss of the Camden Police Department. 

He was taken to Ouachita County Medical Center.