Kailua man dies after falling out back of pickup truck

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WAIMANALO, Hawaii (KHON2) — A 28-year-old Kailua man is dead after he fell out of a pick up truck in Waimanalo on Oahu.

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It happened at about 10:55 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 near the intersection of Mahailua Street and Kakaina Street.

A 27-year-old Kailua male was driving southbound on Mahailua Street when his passenger, who had been riding in the bed, fell out of the pickup truck. The passenger was taken to an area hospital in critical condition where he later died.

Police say speed, drugs, and alcohol do not appear to be contributing factors.

This is the fifth traffic fatality of 2021 compared to six at the same time in 2020.

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