Pedestrian dies in Nanakuli accident

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NANAKULI, Hawaii (KHON2) — A man is dead after a pedestrian accident on Farrington Highway in Nanakuli on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

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It happened around 6 p.m.

This was near Black Rock Beach Park.

Emergency medical officials say a 61-year-old man had critical injuries. They gave him advanced life saving treatments and took him to the hospital in critical condition. He later died.

Police say he was crossing Farrington Highway from the mauka to the makai side. Vehicles going westbound stopped and he ran into a vehicle in the eastbound lanes. He was not in a cross walk.

The vehicle that hit the man was driven by a 44-year-old man who had three passengers: a woman and two children. The driver stopped and stayed at the scene. No one in the vehicle was injured.

Police say speed, alcohol or drugs do not appear to be factors in this collision on the part of the driver. However, it is unknown if they were factors for the pedestrian.

This is the 48th traffic fatality this year compared with 46 at the same time last year.

UPDATE: Due to new information from police, this story and headline has been updated to say that the pedestrian died.

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