Man pleads guilty to running over, killing teen in Wyoming

Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has pleaded guilty to running over a 19-year-old with a truck, killing him, in Wyoming in 2020.

Adam James Grego pleaded guilty in the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids Wednesday morning to accidental failure to stop resulting in death or serious impairment.

In the early hours of Sept. 13, 2020, officers were sent to the 1100 block of Whiting Street SW near Freeman Avenue for a reported domestic disturbance. Once they arrived, additional officers were called to help control an angry crowd.

An undated courtesy photo of Adolfo Samaniego.

Officers then found a 19-year-old man who had been run over by a truck. He died at the scene. Family has identified him to News 8 as Adolfo Samaniego.

According to police, group of men shot at Grego before the crash. He took off after hitting the victim.

He was arrested a short time later.

He is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 7.

Family told News 8 that Samaniego was an athlete and a good person who was loved by everyone who knew him. His loss, family said, was devastating.

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