Canton educator killed in vehicle accident | News
A Canton Public School District educator was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle accident.
Laura Ellis was the librarian at the Canton School of Arts and Sciences. Her car collided with an 18-wheeler at Mississippi Highway 22 and Interstate 55 Thursday morning.
Canton Superintendent Dwight Luckett said in a statement the district is mourning the loss of a member of its family.
“The Canton Public School District mourns with Mrs. Laura Ellis' family as we express our heartfelt sympathy to them. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time," Luckett said. "Mrs. Ellis was a loving and supportive employee who will be greatly missed in our district. Her beautiful spirit will forever live on in the memory of the hearts and minds of the countless lives she touched while serving as the Librarian at the Canton School of Arts and Sciences.”
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