Motorcyclist killed during East Oahu crash

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A motorcyclist from Kapolei was killed in East Oahu on Tuesday evening after reportedly losing control and veering into oncoming traffic near the Halona Blow Hole, according to police.

Police closed Kalanianaole Highway between the Halona Blow Hole and the Lanai Lookout in both directions as they investigated the crash, which happened at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Officials say the victim, a 52-year-old man, was traveling eastboung on Kalanianaole Highway when he reportedly lost control and veered into the westbound lane, where he sideswiped a Toyota Camry. He was ejected from his motorcycle, police say.

The motorcyclist was not believed to be wearing a helmet, and police say speed was a possible factor in the crash.

The 30-year-old woman who was driving the Toyota Camry was not injured.

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