HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - Seventeen-year-old Santrell Sweet from Ellerslie, GA and a senior at Harris County High School was killed in a car accident on her way to basketball practice Thursday morning.
The crash happened just before 11 AM on Highway 208-- a mile from Highway 27 and four miles south of Hamilton.
Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley says the two-car wreck appears to be a head-on collision.
Two people in the other car from Pike County were taken to the Columbus Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.
The Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation into the crash. A cause has not yet been determined.
Sheriff Jolley says Santrell Sweet would have turned 18 on January 3rd.