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Pedestrian dies after being hit on H-1 Freeway

KAPOLEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 21 year-old man was killed early Sunday morning after he was struck by a vehicle on the H-1 Freeway just before the Makakilo offramp.

According to investigators, the man was walking in the freeway's westbound lanes shortly after 2 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle, which fled the scene.

The man may have been hit by a second vehicle, which also fled. A third vehicle then hit the man, but the driver stopped and contacted police.

Police said the man was in the U.S. Navy. It's unknown why he was walking on the freeway.

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