Lawrence Co. man arrested after teen killed in ATV crash

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Lawrence County man was arrested Wednesday after a teen died in an ATV crash.

Deputies with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department responded to the crash near Alicia.

A 16-year-old boy was driving the all-terrain vehicle while 22-year-old Hugo Flores was riding as a passenger, according to a press release from the sheriff's department.

The teen was taken to St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro to be treated for his injuries from the crash.

He later died at the hospital.

Flores was arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He is being held in the Lawrence County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

The incident is still under investigation.

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