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      Teen Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Pine Bluff

      PINE BLUFF, AR --{}At approximately{}10:00 P.M. Friday night, a fatality pedestrian collision occurred at U.S.79 and Union Street in Pine Bluff.{} 14-year-old Charles E. Jones died in the collision. Witnesses report that{}the suspect vehicle struck Jones{}while traveling south on U.S. 79 as he and another group of children were trying to cross U.S. 79 at Union Street. The Driver then fled the scene.{}A witness at the collision gave a description of the vehicle and driver.{}{} Pine Bluff Police units located the vehicle at 13th and Dearborn.{} The driver of the vehicle, 21-year-old Jontrel Collins, was taken into custody without incident and will be charged with Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident, Negligent Homicide and Driving While Intoxicated.{}
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