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Altoona man accused of hitting man with vehicle

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF)- Authorities arrested an Altoona man and charge him with murder.

Sheriff's deputies say they responded to a disturbance call a home on Nixon Chapel Road around 3 a.m. Sunday morning.
 
Investigators say a vehicle struck 45-year-old Albert Sanford while he was standing in the yard.  He was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he died.

The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Joshua Andrew Phillips, was taken into custody a short time later in Blount County.  He's charged with murder.

Phillips is being held in the Marshall County Jail without bond.

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