Man killed after being struck by a van in Windward Oahu identified

Man killed after being struck by a van in Windward Oahu identified
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KANEOHE, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The pedestrian killed in a crash Sunday evening in Windward Oahu has been identified by the Honolulu Medical Examiner.

On Tuesday, the ME said the man hit was 27-year-old Carlos Contrades. He was a Kaneohe reisdent.

The fatal crash happened around 8 p.m. Sunday in the Ahuimanu area.

Authorities said a Nissan Quest van, driven by a 39-year-old woman, was heading southbound on Kahekili Highway when it crossed the solid white line to the right and struck a man who was walking in the shoulder lane near Ahuimanu Road.

Contrades was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating if speed, drugs or alcohol were involved. The driver was not hurt in the incident.

This is the 48th traffic death of the year compared to 59 at the same time last year.

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