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Judge Orders Man in Fatal Hit-and-Run to Attend Substance Abuse Counseling

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A Virginia man allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident on Interstate 270 appeared in court for a bond hearing on Monday.

The man, of Fairfax, Virginia, was arraigned on $250,000 bond and will remain free with pre-trial supervision until his trial date which is set for October 12.

A Montgomery County District Court judge ordered him to abide by a curfew; he is unable to drive and he must attend substance abuse counseling.

The Range Rover he was driving struck a Jeep Cherokee traveling southbound on I-270 shortly before midnight on the night of August 21, according to police.

He fled the scene of the accident and turned himself into police the following day.

A 10-year-old girl of Twinsburg, Ohio, was killed in the crash.

He is being charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident involving a death. He has not been charged in the accident or for her death. Officials are awaiting toxicology reports.