(WAFF) - HPD: Guns, drugs found after brief foot chase
Huntsville police arrested three men after a brief foot chase Monday morning. Huntsville police pulled over a car with three men inside, near Highway 53 and Research Park Blvd. After being pulled over, the three men got out of the vehicle and ran on foot. Police were able to catch two of the men, with the third being chased to a gas station nearby. Once officers and sheriff's deputies began searching the car, they discovered guns and drugs inside of the vehicle. Police also say that one of the men arrested has a felony arrest warrant out. All three men are expected to be charged.
Man seriously injured after being hit by train
A man was seriously injured after being hit by a train early Monday morning. Police say a 50-year-old man was taken to Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a train just west of Moore's Mill Road in Huntsville. Police say they received phone calls about a man on the tracks from both a train engineer and a passing driver. The name of the victim has not yet been released.
Search continues for missing boater after crash
The search for one person unaccounted for after a collision between a barge and a pontoon boat is ongoing. Florence police confirmed the collision happened on Wilson Lake near Wilson Dam just before 10 p.m. Saturday night. Eight people in the pontoon boat went overboard, according to ALEA troopers. Six were rescued by the crew aboard the barge. Two people were initially unaccounted for, however, the body of one person, 79-year-old Catherine Ekholm, was recovered around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Officials are still searching for 62-year-old Sid Elliot. Crews plan to continue their search into the overnight hours. Officials from the U.S. Coast Guard, Lauderdale County EMA, Colbert County EMA, Florence police and fire crews are assisting in the search along with ALEA Marine Patrol.