One killed in Lee County accident

LEESBURG, Ga. — A Leesburg man was killed Thursday when his car crashed into a tree. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Idell Parker, 53, was traveling north on Middle Road in Lee County, just north of Highway 32, when he lost control of his vehicle for “unknown reasons.”

Parker’s vehicle struck a tree just off the roadway just before 9 a.m., officials say. Parker was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.