Elderly woman who died in Wahiawa crash identified

WAHIAWA (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly woman who died after her car crashed into a utility pole Sunday has been identified as Jean Shimaura, 84 of Wahiawa.

According to Honolulu Police, the incident happened at 11:40 a.m. on California Avenue, just east of Plum Street. Investigators said a 1997 Toyota was traveling east on California Avenue when it went out of control and hit a steel traffic light pole.

Shimaura was taken in critical condition to Wahiawa General Hospital, where she later died.

Police said speed, drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

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