Police arrest 21-year-old driver in Waiahole fatal car crash

Police arrest 21-year-old driver in Waiahole fatal car crash
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(Image: Honolulu Police Department)
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested the 21-year-old driver of the pickup truck who killed two people in a car crash around midnight Friday in Waiahole.

Joshua Thompson was arrested Friday on two counts of first-degree negligent homicide, operation of a vehicle under influence of intoxicants and promotion of a detrimental drug in the third degree.

Thompson was involved in a head-on collision that killed two people who were in a red Corvette. 55-year-old Mark Matsushima died at Castle Medical Center and 33-year-old Sefilina Gray died at the scene.

Thompson himself was in serious condition and was taken to Queen's Medical Center.

A witness told police Thompson had been passing a vehicle near a bend just before the crash.

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