Pedestrian struck in Ala Moana area is Oahu’s 41st traffic death of the year

HPD police cruiser / file image
HPD police cruiser / file image(HNN)
Published: Nov. 5, 2022 at 12:22 PM HST|Updated: Nov. 5, 2022 at 12:26 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 55-year-old man was killed Saturday night while attempting to cross the road at Ala Moana Boulevard and Ward Avenue.

Honolulu police said a 29-year-old driver was heading westbound around 12:30 a.m. when he hit the 55-year-old pedestrian, who was attempting to cross the road outside of a marked crosswalk.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say alcohol appears to be a contributing factor.

The driver was placed under arrest for first-degree negligent homicide and operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. The investigation is ongoing.

This marks Oahu’s 41st traffic death of the year.