Speed Considered Cause Of Fatal Accident In Caroline

(Caroline)- A Ruther Glen man was killed Monday night after the vehicle he was driving veered off road, striking a tree. The crash occurred approximately 9:25 p.m. around the 30000 block of Old Dawn Rd. in Caroline County.

The Trooper’s preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2013 Hyundai sedan that was operated by 48-year old Ricky Foster was traveling at a high rate of speed, veered off road, striking a tree. The Hyundai sedan caught on fire. Foster was alone in the car. He was pulled out of the vehicle and transported by Med Flight to MCV hospital where he died. Speed is being considered a factor in the crash which remains under investigation. (Photo courtesy Virginia State Police)