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One dead after overnight hit-and-run in Huntsville

Published: Jun. 19, 2021 at 5:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 6:09 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One person was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Huntsville around 1 a.m. Saturday.

It happened near University Drive and Old Monrovia.

According to Lt. Anderson with HPD, 34-year-old Jeffrey Burgess of Huntsville was crossing the road when he was hit by a vehicle. The vehicle left the scene before first responders arrived.

Officers and investigators located 29-year-old Brandon Swanger later in the morning. Swanger was booked into the Madison County Jail for leaving the scene of an accident with injury/death.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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