Child struck by car near Kauai playground dies

Child struck by car near Kauai playground dies

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A sad update from Kauai — police say a 4-year-old boy who was struck in Wailua this weekend has died.

The child has been identified as Albertson Gideo.

Police said the boy was near near the Kamalani Playground and Lydgate Beach Park just before 5 p.m. when he was hit. The driver of the Nissan pick-up was attempting to park near the playground restrooms, authorities say.

The boy was critically injured, and was flown to Oahu for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

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