Camdenton man dies after Sunday crash

Authorities believe that a medical condition may have been the cause of a crash that sent a Camdenton man to the hospital, on Sunday morning. According to Osage Beach Police, Officers responded to a report of a careless and imprudent driver, in the 54-hundred block of Osage Beach Parkway, and the vehicle was headed westbound in the eastbound lanes. When they arrived they found an SUV stopped in the road, and as they approached, the driver began to drive away. The officers then attempted to stop the vehicle, and as they approached the end of Osage Beach Parkway, the vehicle went through the barricade, went airborne, flipped end over end, and landed on Highway 54. The driver, 69 year old James Ferguson, was apparently having a medical issue at the time of the crash and was taken to Lake Regional Hospital, in serious condition. Today, Osage Beach Police reports that James Ferguson died at Lake Regional.