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Raleigh woman arrested in hit-and-run

Posted January 7, 2011 7:06 p.m. EST

— Raleigh police credited media coverage with helping lead to the arrest Friday of a woman who they say struck a man as he walked on Hillsborough Street Jan. 1.

The man, whose name was not released, was injured when a red car described as a 1998-2000 model Mazda Miata hit him.

The driver, Virginia Elizabeth Dresser, 19, surrendered to police and faces charges of felony hit-and-run and reckless driving. She was being held Friday on $10,000 bond.