Police: Speed a likely factor in fatal moped crash in Wahiawa
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are investigating a fatal moped crash in Wahiawa on Wednesday and said speed appeared to be a factor.
Officials said the crash happened at 6:17 p.m. when a commercial box truck traveling southbound on Walker Avenue struck a moped that was crossing the intersection with Olive Avenue.
The 33-year-old male operator of the moped was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
He was not wearing a helmet, and police said he appeared to be speeding.
The 26-year-old driver of the box truck was not injured.
The traffic fatality if the 47th so far this year compared to 53 at the same time last year.
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