Motorcycle accident kills one in Pearl City

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PEARL CITY, Hawaii (KHON2) — Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that happened in the Pearl City area on Sunday around 3:30 a.m.

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Honolulu police reported that a male motorcyclist was speeding northbound on Komo Mai Drive near Lanikeha Place. Officials said that he lost control and crashed into a curb. He was then ejected onto the right shoulder.

Paramedics took him to a nearby hospital in critical condition where he later died. The man has not yet been identified.

Authorities said that at the time of the crash, he was not wearing a helmet and that speed contributed to the incident.

This is the 42nd traffic fatality of this year.

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