Driver killed after crashing into a Kapolei rail pillar identified

Driver killed after crashing into a Kapolei rail pillar identified
The scene of a fatal accident along Kualakai Parkway in Kapolei. (Source: Geraldine Golobic)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 43-year-old man who was killed Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Kapolei has been identified.

The Office of the Medical Examiner identified him as Michael Mac Loves of Mililani.

Police said the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. when he was driving a Lincoln northbound on Kualakai Parkway at the Hoomohala Avenue intersection.

Police said he veered toward the center median for unknown reasons and struck a concrete support pillar for the rail system.

Mac Loves was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Speed appears to be a factor in the crash. Lanes were closed for several hours for the investigation. Its unknown if drugs or alcohol were also factors in the crash.

His death marked the 30th so far this year on Oahu compared to 34 at the same time in 2019.

Copyright 2020 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.