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Man dies in moped accident

KAIMUKI (KHNL) - A 47-year-old man died in a moped accident early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 12:38 a.m. on Waialae Avenue in the Kaimuki area.

Police say he was traveling east bound near 14th street when he drifted off the roadway and slammed into a metal bus stop sign and then into a wooden light pole.

He suffered severe head injuries.  Police say he was not wearing a helmet. 

He was taken in critical condition to a hospital where he later died.

Police say alcohol is not a factor but speed may be a possible factor.

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