Police: 13-year-old killed after rear-ending vehicle on electric bicycle
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 13-year-old boy was killed Sunday in an electric bicycle crash.
It happened about 5:20 p.m. in Waipahu.
Police said the boy was traveling westbound on Waipahu Street when he rear-ended a Toyota SUV. Investigators said he then veered into the opposite lane and was struck by a pickup truck.
The drivers of the other vehicles remained at the scene and were not injured.
The bicyclist was taken in critical condition to a hospital, where he died.
Police said the boy was not wearing a helmet. He also may have been speeding, police said.
The traffic fatality is the 16th so far this year on Oahu compared to 13 at the same time last year.
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