Woman killed in Kalihi pedestrian accident

Woman killed in Kalihi pedestrian accident

KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 45-year-old pedestrian died Friday evening after a traffic accident at the intersection of North Nimitz Hwy. and Kalihi Street.

Officials say a 49-year-old man, driving a Jeep Compass rental car, was heading east on North Nimitz Hwy. when he struck the 45-year-old woman around 8 p.m. Officials say the woman was walking against the light, and was not in a marked crosswalk. 

Honolulu Police closed a portion of Nimitz Highway at Kalihi Street while they investigated. 

The woman was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, where she was pronounced dead.

This is the second traffic fatality in 2015. 

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