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Durham Police Cruiser Hits Woman

Posted September 14, 2000 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A Durham woman is in the hospital after a run-in with a police cruiser Friday.

The accident happened on Liberty Street shortly after 9 a.m. Corporal Joe Kelly was responding to call when he hit Linda Lee Jones.

She was taken to Duke Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Corporal Kelly had his lights and sirens on. He has been placed on leave while the department investigates the accident.