5-year-old girl fatally struck by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation, police say

The young girl was riding her bicycle.

5-year-old girl fatally struck by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation, police say

OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 5-year-old girl was struck and killed by a garbage truck Wednesday in a traffic accident at the Aliamanu Military Reservation, police said.

The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. when a garbage truck began picking up trash along Naio Lane.

Police say the girl was riding her bicycle.

As the truck was reversing out, a witness says the girl rode her bicycle out of a driveway and toward the truck.

Police say the truck hit her and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities identified the girl as Preslee Dulaney.

The investigation is ongoing and is being handled by the Honolulu Police Department.

This story will be updated.

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