Huntsville Police arrest man after early morning hit-and-run

It took place Saturday morning.

Posted: Jun 19, 2021 9:16 AM
Updated: Jun 19, 2021 2:38 PM

The Huntsville Police Department arrested a man after a fatal hit-and-run Saturday morning. 

It happened after 1 a.m. in the area of University Drive and Old Monrovia Road.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill said the victim, 34-year-old Jeffrey Burgess, was struck by the vehicle and died on the scene. 

Officials arrested 29-year-old Brandon Swanger. He's accused of leaving the scene of an accident with injury or death. 

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