Suspect arrested in deadly hit and run
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.