HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 83-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday after being struck while trying to cross Pali Highway in Nuuanu, Honolulu police said.
Paramedics said the crash happened about 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pali Highway and Wood Street.
Authorities identified the victim as Raymond Endow.
Endow was trying to cross the roadway when he was hit, sustaining injuries to his head, torso, arms and legs. Police said vehicles in the first two southbound lanes slowed down, but a third vehicle couldn’t see the man and didn’t stop in time.
Speed and alcohol aren’t believe to be factors in the crash.
Police closed townbound lanes of the highway near Dowsett Avenue for several hours as they investigated.
The crash comes after a spate of traffic fatalities on Oahu roads.
After a fatal pedestrian crash Tuesday on Farrington Highway in Maili, police said 53 people had died on Oahu roads so far this year, compared to 35 at the same time last year.
Statewide, there have been 93 traffic fatalities so far this year, 33 of whom were pedestrians, including this one.
This story will be updated.