A Sandy man was killed in an automobile accident Sunday afternoon in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Stephen J. Blackburn, 25, 915 E. 94th South, was northbound about 5 p.m. on North Little Cottonwood Canyon Road when his car left the road and went onto an adjacent hillside, according to a sheriff's report. The vehicle hit some rocks and rolled several times.The report said Blackburn was ejected from the vehicle and thrown into some trees. The vehicle came to rest upside down about 200 feet from where it left the road.