Lumberton principal died in crash

LUMBERTON, MS (WLOX) - The principal of a Lumberton Lower Elementary School was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning. Forty-seven year old Mike Morris was driving to school on Highway 13 when he collided with another car.

Morris was hired by a former superintendent in 2004. He served as principal of Lumberton Lower Bay Elementary School for two years. Before that he served as a kindergarten through eight grade principal.

Morris lived in Columbia and made the drive to Lumberton every day. He is being remembered as a dedicated educator.