Pearl City woman dies after struck by vehicle

Woman hit by speeding car in critical condition
Honolulu police at the scene.
Honolulu police at the scene.

PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 60-year-old Pearl City woman is dead after she was hit by car Wednesday night.

According to officials, the incident happened at about 8 p.m. on Waimano Home Road near Pearl City Highlands Elementary School.

Police say a car driven by a 48-year-old Kapolei man hit the woman in a marked crosswalk near the Leomele Street intersection.

Paramedics transported the victim to the Queen's Medical Center with critical head and internal injuries. Officials say she died at about 3 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, the driver may have been speeding.

Police shut down Noelani and Ho'omaemae Streets for several hours while they conducted their investigation at the scene.

The case remains under investigation.

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