An Elk Park woman was killed in an accident on Highway 105 near Linville.

The Avery Journal reports Sharron K. Hughes, 63, of Little Elk Road in Elk Park, traveled left of center and off the roadway Thursday February 6.

According to the report, Highway Patrol Trooper J.D. Boone, said Hughes was exceeding a safe speed on the wet road, and went into a ditch and hit some small trees and a fence.

Hughes was first transported to Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville before being transported to Johnson City Medical Center, where she died Friday morning February 7.

A passenger, William Dewey Turbyfill Jr., 52, also of Elk Park, suffered minor injuries.