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Police ID Car Owner In Durham Hit-And-Run

Posted October 9, 2006

— Durham investigators are looking for a man in connection with a hit-and-run that left a recent Duke graduate in critical condition.

Police said Caitlin Donnelly was crossing South LaSalle Street in Durham when she was hit by a 1988 green Honda Accord with North Carolina license plate

VWF-7178

.

Investigators found the vehicle they believe was involved in the incident, but are now looking for the car's owner, Juan Carlos Lopez Barrera. Police are not calling Barrera a suspect, but said they have not ruled him out either.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run should contact Durham police at

919-560-4314

or

919-475-2457

or Durham CrimeStoppers at

919-683-1200

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