A mother and her five year old child were killed this morning in an auto accident. That's according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department. State troopers are still investigating the accident and are not releasing any details, but we do know it happened around eight o'clock this morning near Reclaw on Highway 84. The accident tied up traffic for several hours and required some commuters to take alternate routes to work. We'll keep you updated on the accident as more information becomes available.