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Man accused of hitting officer with vehicle arrested for attempted murder

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police have arrested a 21-year-old man accused of trying to kill an officer with a vehicle early Sunday in Waikiki.

Thomas Hite, of Honolulu, was arrested for first-degree attempted murder on Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities said during a traffic stop around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, the suspect injured the 37-year-old officer with his vehicle and sped away. The officer was treated at a hospital and released.

As of Thursday morning, Hite remained in police custody and not yet charged.

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