Medical Examiner’s Office identifies man who died after crashing into rail pillar

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Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 10:15 AM HST|Updated: Jun. 15, 2022 at 2:55 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man who died after crashing a pickup truck into a Honolulu rail pillar near Ewa Beach on Monday.

The victim was identified as 59-year-old Mark Tanele, of Waipahu.

The incident happened just before 8:30 a.m.

According to Honolulu police, a Toyota Tacoma was heading westbound on Farrington Highway when it crossed the center line and crashed into the pillar.

Tanele died at the scene.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine his exact cause of death.

An investigation remains ongoing.

This story may be updated.

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