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Motorcyclist involved in fatal crash near Diamond Head

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A man from Diamond Head was pronounced dead at a local area hospital after a motorcycle crash fronting the Diamond Head Theatre.

Authorities say around 12:20 a.m. this morning a 39 year-old male traveling southbound on Makapuu Avenue lost control of his motorcycle and hit the curb. The victim was thrown from his bike into the grass shoulder area on the side of the road.

Paramedics arrived and brought the victim to a local trauma center in extremely critical condition; he was later pronounced deceased.

Police say speed was a contributing factor.

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