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Driver charged with killing 3-year-old girl at Diamond Bar school [Updated]

November 17, 2009 |  1:37 pm

A 69-year-old man was to be arraigned today on charges that he killed a 3-year-old girl with his sport utility vehicle outside a Diamond Bar elementary school.

Conrado Pantig Maglonzo was charged last week with vehicular manslaughter, a misdemeanor, in the death of  Michelle Kwon on Nov. 26, 2008.

Maglonzo was speeding when he veered onto a sidewalk outside Maple Hill Elementary School and hit the girl, who was walking with her father and sister, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

He was scheduled to be arraigned today in Pomona Superior Court. Prosecutors recommended setting bail at $25,000.

[Updated at 1:55 p.m.: Maglonzo appeared in court today, where his arraignment was postponed until Dec. 18, officials said.]

-- Tony Barboza

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