CHAPEL HILL — A UNC student struck by a vehicle Monday in Chapel Hill is recovering in fair condition.
Lauren Fredette was driving eastbound on Cameron Avenue when she struck pedestrian Rachel Alexis Armstrong, according to UNC public safety spokesman Randy Young. Armstrong, who was in the crosswalk at the time, was conscious and responsive at the scene, Young said.
Fredette, 22, fled the scene and was stopped a short time later near the Outdoor Education Center at UNC-CH. Authorities arrested and charged her with felony hit and run. She was released on a $2,500 bail bond. Fredette is not affiliated with the university, Young said.
Armstrong, 21, was recovering at the UNC Medical center Tuesday, according to the hospital. She is a psychology and exercise science double-major.