Woman killed while trying to cross the street in Kaneohe identified
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 53-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed while trying to cross a Kaneohe thoroughfare on Thursday has been identified.
On Saturday, the Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Sandi Kuha of Kaneohe.
Police added that a second-degree negligent homicide case has been opened, and so far, there have been no arrests.
Kuha was walking across Ala Loa Street in a marked crosswalk Thursday when a pickup truck that was making a left turn from Kahuhipa Street hit her.
Paramedics said the woman was treated and taken to a trauma center in critical condition. Police confirmed she later died that day.
The 54-year-old driver of the truck was not injured.
Speed, alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash.
This was the 31st traffic death of the year compared to 28 the same time last year.
This story will be updated.
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