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28-year-old man killed in Kalihi industrial accident identified

Approximate area of the fatal accident.
Approximate area of the fatal accident.(HNN)
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 12:22 PM HST|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 12:52 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The man killed in an industrial accident in Kalihi Monday morning has been identified.

The Medical Examiner’s office named him as 28-year-old Paul Pestana of Honolulu.

EMS and firefighters responded to 2285 Hoonee Place around 10 a.m. in response to the accident.

The Honolulu Fire Department said they found a 28-year-old employee of Bob’s Equipment trapped under a truck-mounted crane. Pestana had been servicing the equipment when it reportedly fell on him.

HFD crews were able to remove the patient and started CPR. However, the man could not be revived and he pronounced dead at the scene.

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