Brandon Burr, left, was driving when he crashed with passenger Adrian Chiquito, right.
MILTON TOWNSHIP A 12-year-old is dead and a 14-year-old in critical condition after an accident in Cass County.
The Cass County Sheriff says Brandon Burr, 14, was driving the car when the crash happened, and his passenger was Adrian Chiquito, 12, both of Niles.
It happened just after 2 a.m. Tuesday on Bertrand Street, just east of 21st Street in Milton Township.
Police say Burr was speeding along Bertrand and lost control, striking a tree. Chiquito was pronounced dead at the scene. Burr was taken to the hospital for critical injuries from the crash.
Seat belts were worn at the time of the crash.