Man hits fence after texting while driving at the DMV, police say

A Mariposa man collided with a fence at the DMV parking lot after using his cell phone while driving.
Bart James Lewis, 58, was driving a tan 1985 Chevrolet S-10 in the Mariposa DMV parking lot and was traveling at about 5 miles per hour, headed toward the Smith Road exit. He diverted his attention from the roadway and his vehicle crashed into the fence at the northeast corner of the parking lot, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The force of the collision pushed the fence into a vehic...

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