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Kenyan man arrested in Atlanta, charged with killing an autistic 7-year old girl in hit-and-run

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 Cobb County police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run that claimed the life of 7-year old with autism

David Ngugi, 47, of Acworth, was arrested and charged with the felony after video evidence helped investigators track down the driver,  according to a press statement released Sunday.

Ngugi, an immigrant from Kenya, is being held at the Cobb County Jail without bond, online records show.

Authorities said the accident happened on New McEver Road in Acworth around 10:15 p.m. after the child slipped out of her home without her parents noticing.

According to investigators, the child slipped out of the house without her parents knowing.

That’s when they say she was hit by a car driven by 47-year-old David Ngugi, who investigators say, fled the scene after hitting the girl.

The child was pronounced dead on the scene, records show.

Police say that video evidence provided to them helped identify and track down the suspect.

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