VSP investigating fatal crash on HWY 15

At 1:43 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 12), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 15 just south of Highway 49.

A 2016 Ford F450 was traveling south on Highway 15 when it crossed the centerline, ran off the left side of the road, hit a ditch and then struck a tree and a well.

The driver, Joseph R. Wilson, 34, of Amelia Court House, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The passenger, Claro Morales, 48, was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.