Police investigating fatal moped crash in Waimanalo

Police investigating fatal moped crash in Waimanalo

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating a fatal moped crash in Waimanalo on Thursday morning.

It happened just before 3:30 a.m. on Waikupanaha Street.

Police said a 54-year-old man was riding a moped when he lost control and crashed into a concrete median, ejecting him onto the roadway.

The victim, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Speed does not appear to be a factor, but police are still investigating whether alcohol or drugs were involved.

Waikupana Street was reopened around 6:15 a.m.

This is the 20th traffic death this year compared to 27 at the same time last year.

This story will be updated.

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