Kauai man killed while crossing highway

HANAMAULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 69-year-old man crossing Kuhio Highway in Hanamaulu was killed after he was struck by a pickup truck.

Kauai police say Nepumuceno Kabigting was crossing near the Laukona St. junction at about 5:45 a.m., when he was struck by a Toyota pickup truck heading north. He was transported to Wilcox Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk when he was struck.

The driver of the pickup, a 59 year-old man, was not injured.

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