NILES, Mich.-- A 14-year-old driver will be charged as a juvenile over a crash that killed a 12-year-old boy from Niles.
Adrian Chiquito, 12, died in the early morning hours of New Year's Eve when the car he was riding in slammed into a tree in Milton township.
His friend, Brandon Burr, 14, was driving.
Burr is now charged with reckless driving causing death, and a moving violation causing death.
The Niles Daily Star reports that Burr's grandfather is thankful the case will not be handled in adult court.