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Teen hit and killed, 21-year-old arrested

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JEFFERSON COUNTY (KATV) -
A 21-year-old was arrested for hitting and killing a teen crossing a highway Friday night.

Charles Jones, 14, was killed as he and a group of children were crossing Highway 79 in Pine Bluff around 10:00 p.m.

Witnesses told police the driver fled the scene.

Officers later found the car and arrested the driver, Jontrel Collins.

Collins will be charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, negligent homicide, and driving while intoxicated.