Police identify woman struck by driver while lying on Caroline road

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. – A woman was killed after she was struck by a vehicle while lying on a Caroline County road.

Virginia State Police said they responded to a call of a pedestrian death at approximately 8 p.m. Thursday along the 13000 block of Fredericksburg Turnpike (Route 2).

Police identified Beverly Shelton, 64, of Woodford, Va. as the deceased.

“The preliminary investigation reveals that a female was lying in the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle,” a Virginia State Police spokesperson said. “That vehicle did stop at the scene and two other motorists stopped out to render aid. But, the woman died at the scene.”

Her remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination and autopsy.

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