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UPDATE: Elderly woman dead following pedestrian accident

HPD at the scene HPD at the scene
The pedestrian crash happened at 5:34 a.m. near Waipahu Elementary School. The pedestrian crash happened at 5:34 a.m. near Waipahu Elementary School.
Waipahu Street from Waipahu Road to Amokii Street is closed while HPD investigates. Waipahu Street from Waipahu Road to Amokii Street is closed while HPD investigates.

WAIPAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 73-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a vehicle Friday morning.

According to officials, the incident happened near Waipahu Elementary School at 5:34 a.m. The victim was hit by the vehicle near Waikele Road and Waipahu Street. Officials believe she may have been walking to a nearby bus stop.

Officials say the woman was not in a marked crosswalk at the time of the incident.

Police do not believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash. However, officers are looking to the lighting conditions.

The victim was transported to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, where she later died.

Honolulu police shut down Waipahu Street from Waipahu Road to Amokii Street for a portion of the morning while they investigated.

This is Oahu's 14th traffic fatality this year.

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