Woman crosses street, dies at hospital after hit-and-run on Makakilo Drive

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A hit-and-run on Makakilo Drive killed a female pedestrian on Wednesday, November 20.

According to Emergency Medical Services, 39-year-old Puanani Borreta was crossing Makakilo Drive near Pilailai Street when a vehicle hit her and fled.

Police say that the victim was not on a crosswalk.

When EMS arrived on the scene, they treated her and determined that she sustained critical injuries following the incident. The woman was then transported to an area emergency room in critical condition.

She was later pronounced dead.

Crimestoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are searching for the suspect.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark-colored truck with white lettering, possibly a utility type truck with compartments on the side of the bed.

There may be damage to the headlight area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 955-8300.

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