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Shipman Woman Dies On Route 250 In Nelson

Shipman Woman Dies On Route 250 In Nelson

A Shipman resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. State Police say Josephine S. Brooks died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday near Afton.
The 72-year-old Brooks was a passenger in a car that overturned on Route 250 near its intersection with Route 6. The driver, 79-year-old Marion S. Martin of Shipman, was taken to UVA Hospital. Police say Martin is expected to survive his injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, and charges are pending.