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Durham Teen Struck by Car, Driver Arrested

Posted July 21, 2007 5:06 p.m. EDT

— A Durham teen was critically injured when she was struck by a car on North Duke Street near Glendale Avenue Saturday afternoon.

Rose Ivy, 17, of Glendale Avenue, was crossing the 2600 block of North Duke Street around 1:30 p.m. when she was hit by a northbound gray Chevrolet Cavalier, according to Durham police.

The driver of the Cavalier left the scene, but returned approximately 20 minutes later, police said. Ashley Ravella, 25, of Dover Road, was arrested and charged with felonious hit-and-run.

Ivy was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of head and arm injuries.