18-year-old arrested, charged with manslaughter for April fatal crash in Suffolk

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Camren Lamar Artis charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Driving, and Texting While Operating a Vehicle

SUFFOLK, Va. – An 18-year-old Suffolk man has been indicted on charges related to a fatal crash that occurred on Godwin Boulevard on April 3.

At 7:49 p.m. that night, Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of the crash, which involved two cars and a pick-up truck.

The driver of one of the cars, 57-year-old Duke F. Doyle, died as a result of the crash. The driver of the other car and the driver of the pick-up truck did not require any medical attention.

After the investigation, Suffolk Police arrested 18-year-old Camren Lamar Artis following Direct Indictment on charges of Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Driving, and Texting While Operating a Vehicle.

He has been released from Western Tidewater Regional Jail on a $5,000 bond.


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