Woman killed in Hancock County car accident

A Sparta woman was killed in an automobile accident Friday afternoon in Hancock County.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a car driven by 66-year-old Gloria Harris was traveling eastbound on Ga. 22 near mile marker 2 about 4:10 p.m. At a curve in the road, Harris failed to stay in her lane and her car left the roadway, went down an embankment, hitting a ditch and culvert.

The state patrol said the car flipped over twice, and Harris, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle.

No other information was available late Friday.