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Police investigating deadly pedestrian accident near Halawa

Police investigate fatal pedestrian accident on Salt Lake Boulevard Police investigate fatal pedestrian accident on Salt Lake Boulevard
SALT LAKE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident that happened Monday evening in the Halawa area.

Officials say a woman in her 70s was driving eastbound on Salt Lake Boulevard near Kahuapaani Street at around 8:15 p.m. when she struck a male pedestrian.

EMS officials say the victim is in his 70s and was not in a marked crosswalk when the crash occurred. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition but died Tuesday, according to police. He has not yet been identified. 

Officials closed all eastbound lanes of Salt Lake Boulevard in the area for several hours.

Police have classified this as a negligent injury case. It does not appear that speed, alcohol or drugs are factors. 

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