MILWAUKEE — Authorities have
identified a 14-year-old boy who died in a crash involving a
vehicle driven by a 15-year-old boy in Milwaukee.
The victim was identified Monday as
Daquan A. Nichols. He died Saturday at a hospital after suffering
serious injuries when the vehicle he was riding in struck a tree.
The driver and two other
14-year-old passengers suffered injuries that weren't considered
to be life-threatening. Police plan to present a case against the
15-year-old driver to the Milwaukee County district attorney's
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1QFpKh3
) reports that it was the city's second fatal crash involving
underage drivers and teenage victims within the past two weeks.
Milwaukee police say they have
investigated 60 crash-related deaths so far this year. They
investigated 49 crash-related deaths last year.