Moped rider dies after crashing into mailbox

Moped rider dies after crashing into mailbox

AIEA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 39-year-old man died after a moped crash on Wednesday night, Honolulu police said.

EMS officials said the man was riding on Kaonohi Street around 6:30 p.m. when lost control of his moped and was thrown off. He then struck a mailbox.

Paramedics rushed the man to Pali Momi Medical Center in critical condition, but he later died.

Police suspect he was speeding.

This was the 28 traffic-related death so far this year compared to 37 same time last year.

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