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Man dies soon after burying wife

March 27, 2012 7:55:09 AM PDT
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, an Oxford man died in a car crash Sunday just hours after attending his wife's funeral.

Patrol spokesman Sgt. Jeff Gordon said 37-year-old Barry Michael Morris was headed along Enon Road about six miles south of Oxford when his SUV hit a culvert, overturned, and caught fire.

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Morris was declared dead that the Granville Medical Center at 7:37 p.m.

At 2 p.m. Sunday, Morris had been at a funeral service for his wife Donna Faye Franklin Morris, 40, at a church in Henderson.

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