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Suspect arrested in deadly hit and run

3 years 3 months 4 weeks ago June 04, 2013 Jun 4, 2013 Tuesday, June 04 2013 June 04, 2013 9:19 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

ROBERT - State police have arrested a suspect in fatal hit and run accident near Robert.

Trooper Nick Manale says 29-year-old Earl R. Swaggerty of Ponchatoula, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail Monday on a charge of felony hit and run driving.

Troopers say Swaggerty was southbound on La. Highway 445 on May 26 when the truck he was driving struck a scooter ejecting its rider, 33-year-old Chaz Brumfield.

Manale says Brumfield landed in the middle of the highway and was hit by two vehicles.

It was unclear whether Swaggerty has an attorney.

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