|Updated: 6/22/2012 7:41 pm
||Published: 6/22/2012 7:39 pm
PINE BLUFF, AR – The Pine Bluff Police say two teenagers died when the Kia Rio they were driving in made a U-Turn in front of a tractor trailer at the I-530 US 65 interchange Thursday.
The driver, 18-year-old Sheldon Prater, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 19-year-old Jacques Williams, died in the hospital Friday morning. The driver of the truck was not injured.
According to the police, the tractor-trailer was driving southbound on US 65 after just exiting from I-530. Prater was driving southbound on the ramp for East Haring Avenue entering onto US 65 South. That is when Prater made a left hand U-Turn in front of the semi.