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Bail reduced for man in hit-and-run of toddler

Posted at 10:38 PM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 23:20:43-05
UPDATE: Bail was reduced to $500,000 for Daniel Garcia-Martinez Tuesday.
A 51-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal crash investigation that claimed the life of  2-year-old Evelyn Green last Sunday.
On Friday, officers arrested 51-year-old Daniel Garcia-Martinez of North Las Vegas, who was reported as the driver of a white 1995 Ford Econoline van that was involved in last Sunday’s fatal crash.
Garcia-Martinez struck and killed the child prior to leaving the scene.
Garcia-Martinez was arrested for felony duty to stop at the scene of an accident involving death, failure to give information to party’s at a vehicle accident, failure to give information to officers at a vehicle accident, and driving without a valid driver license. Bail has been set for $1 million.

Green's father was relieved that an arrest has been made.
Garcia-Martinez's neighbors say he's a good man who was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
The Green family says Evelyn's funeral will be in Los Angeles Saturday.