POSTED: 5:06 a.m. HST, Jul 25, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 7:48 a.m. HST, Jul 25, 2012
Honolulu police officer Chad Morimoto died of blunt force injuries to his torso from a motorcycle crash, the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office said Tuesday.
His death was ruled an accident.
Morimoto, 39, was involved in a VIP escort training exercise in Mililani about 11:40 a.m. Monday when his motorcycle apparently slid from under him and struck a curb, police said.
He was taken in critical condition to Pali Momi Medical Center, where he died.