CAROLINE, VA (WWBT) - A Ruther Glen man was killed early Friday morning when his pickup truck struck a tree on Route 30.
Phillip D. Johnson, Jr. was driving west on Dawn Boulevard near Stephen Circle around 1:52 a.m. when his pickup truck ran off the right side of the road, according to State Police. The 28-year-old overcorrected and ran off the left side of the road, causing the car to flip and hit a tree, investigators said.
Police believe speed was a factor in the crash and say Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt. He died at the scene.