DENVER (CBS4) – The suspect driver in the New Year’s Eve hit-and-run death of 3-year-old Lyndreth Sage Antone appeared in court virtually on Saturday.

Jordan Montiel-Vazquez (credit: CBS)

Jordan Montiel-Vazquez appeared before a judge over video conferencing in Denver District Court after he was taken into custody Thursday on investigation of leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

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Police responded to the scene at South Lowell Boulevard and Morrison Road around 6:35 p.m. Thursday. Investigators said Montiel-Vazquez, 23, left the scene but was later taken into custody at a home in Aurora.

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Montiel-Vazquez remains in custody but the judge granted him a $10,000 personal recognizance bond which means he could get out of jail.

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Jordan Montiel-Vazquez appears in the lower right hand side of the screen with the judge on the left. (credit: CBS)

Sage’s family is collecting donations to help pay for the child’s funeral. To donate, click here.

Jennifer McRae