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UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with hit and run that killed a 9-year-old girl in Salem

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SALEM, Ohio - A 27-year-old man is behind bars for failing to stop after a fatal accident that claimed the life of a 9-year-old girl in Salem.

Todd Roberts from Washingtonville is in the Columbiana jail.

The hit and run accident on Friday night killed Olivia Thompson who was crossing the street with her friend.

Family, friends and classmates are mourning her loss.

"Our juvenile officer contacted the school resource officer and they will probably be handling that counseling for the kids," said Sergeant John Scheets with the Salem Police Department.

Counselors are expected at Riley Elementary School on Monday to help Olivia's classmates and friends.

Salem Police had the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations process the Chevy S-10 pickup that Roberts was allegedly driving.

He is due for arraignment in Columbiana County Municipal Court. He could face more criminal charges.

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