HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police said a 22-year-old motorcyclist died in Wahiawa after he veered off Wilikina Drive and onto the right shoulder in the grassy area where he was ejected.

The incident happened at around 3:50 p.m. Sunday.

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The traffic fatality prompted police to close Wilikina Drive in both directions from Kamananui Road to Kaukonahua Road. The area was back open late Sunday night.

Police said this is the 38th traffic death on Oahu this year.

Any witnesses are asked to call police at 808-723-3413.

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In an earlier report, Emergency Medical Services reported the motorcyclist was 23 years old.