Victim from fatal moped accident in Wahiawa identified

WAHIAWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified the victim from a fatal moped accident in Wahiawa as 21-year-old Derek Lino of Wahiawa.

Lino died after the moped he was operating was struck by a pickup truck shortly before 7 p.m. Friday in Wahiawa.

Officials say it happened near the intersection of Kilani Avenue and Mala Street.

According to Honolulu Police, the man was not wearing a helmet.

Officials say the driver of the truck, a 21-year-old female, was not injured.

Police say the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

Police say speed may be a factor, however it is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash. This is the 5th traffic fatality so far this year.

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