Police Make Arrest in Deadly Hit & Run in Madison

Posted on: 10:04 am, August 30, 2013, by , updated on: 10:28am, August 30, 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run that happened in 2012 in Madison.

Brad LeLand Hill, a pedestrian, was struck by a vehicle on July 12, 2012 on Highway 20 near Slaughter Road. The driver left the scene.  Hill later died.

Trinidad Alonso (Photo: Madison County Metro Jail)

Trinidad Alonso (Photo: Madison County Metro Jail)

Police collected debris and other evidence left on the roadway that helped them identify a suspect.  They obtained a warrant for Trinidad Alonso, 27, of Madison.

After an investigation that lasted several months, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force tracked Alonso down.  They arrested him Wednesday, August 28 at a restaurant in Lincoln, Alabama.

Alonso is charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident.  He is currently in the Madison County Metro Jail, being held without bond.