Motorcyclist in fatal Haleiwa crash identified

Motorcyclist in fatal Haleiwa crash identified

HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Friends identify the man involved in a fatal collision on Waialua Beach Road in Haleiwa on Friday night as Nilo Sanchez Castro.

Castro was ejected from his motorcycle and found dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Around 10:50 p.m. a 36-year-old Haleiwa man turned left from Oliana Street and continued westbound on Wailua Beach Road when Castro, traveling eastbound, collided into his vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured.

Police say speed appears to be a factor in the crash. It is unknown at this time if drugs and alcohol were factors.

This is the 45th traffic fatality this year compared to 54 this time last year.

The investigation for this incident is on-going.

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