Elderly woman dies at hospital following pedestrian crash in Waimanalo
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly woman has died following a pedestrian crash in Waimanalo Wednesday evening.
Police responded to the incident just after 6 p.m. near the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and Kanapuu Drive.
According to HPD, a brown colored Honda MPVH, operated by a 71-year-old man, was traveling northbound on Kalanianaole Highway when it struck a female pedestrian at the Kanapuu Drive intersection.
Investigators said the 73-year-old woman was not in a marked crosswalk.
Emergency Medical Services said the woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition where she was later pronounced dead.
Officials said the operator of the Honda vehicle was not injured and remained at the scene.
Northbound lanes on Kalanianaole Highway was closed for investigation but it has since been reopened.
Authorities said speed, drugs, and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the crash.
An investigation remains ongoing.
This was the 47th Traffic Fatality on Oahu this year, as compared to 37 at this same time last year.
This story will be updated.
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