HPD: ‘Pickup truck suffered mechanical problems’ Motorcyclist dead following collision in Waianae

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WAIANAE (KHON2) — A 34-year-old man is dead following a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and a Nissan pickup truck.

It happened at approximately 4:25 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, near Lualualei Homestead Road and Halona Road.

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Honolulu EMS responded to the scene and a pronouncement of death was made for the man who was driving the motorcycle.

An 18-year-old woman was driving the pickup truck at the time of the collision. According to Honolulu police, the woman and her 19-year-old passenger were traveling northbound on Halona Road when they experienced mechanical problems. The truck then veered into the opposite bound lane and struck the motorcyclist.

The driver of the pickup truck and her passenger suffered minor injuries and denied transportation to the hospital.

The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but speed appears to be a factor on both vehicles.

HPD says alcohol and drugs do not appear to be contributing factors.

No further details are available at this time.

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