Columbus man dies in car accident

Michael Morris, 47, of Columbus died Sunday the result of injuries suffered in a Saturday automobile accident.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry declared Morris dead at 2:45 p.m..

"The accident occurred about 1:30 Saturday afternoon on Highway 169 in Seale, Ala.," said Sumbry. "Morris was in a Ford Ranger and fell out of the moving vehicle. He had several head injuries." Asked how Morris fell out of the truck, Sumbry said, "the body has been sent off for an autopsy to help determine that and the Russell County Sheriff's Department is investigating."