63-year-old victim identified in fatal Caroline County crash

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CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. – State Police have identified a Ruther Glen man killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Caroline County.

Investigators say the crash happened at 11:33 a.m., on Route 639 (Ladysmith Road), just  west of Miss Clara Lane.

A 2013 Kia was eastbound on Route 639 when it ran off the road to left struck a sign and then a fire hydrant.

The driver and sole occupant of the Kia, Joseph Shinko, 63, was transported to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Police are investigating a medical condition as a factor in the crash.

VA-639, Ruther Glen, VA 22546