Officials identify Kailua man in fatal motorcycle collision

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office identified the motorcyclist who died in a collision in east Oahu on Thursday, June 3, as 35-year-old Alex Wirkus, of Kailua.

Police say a truck was heading west on Kalanianaole Highway shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday when it made a turn onto Nawiliwili Street.

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Wirkus was coming from the opposite direction when he hit the truck, slid and then hit another vehicle, officials said.

He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities believe Wirkus was speeding at the time of the collision.

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