POSTED: 06:51 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2012
A Pearl City man died following a motorcycle accident near the Middle Street overpass of the H-1 Freeway Friday night.
Police said the man was Ewa-bound on the H-1 Freeway extenuation leading to the Nimitz viaduct near the overpass when he lost control, struck a guard rail and was ejected onto the road.
Paramedics took him in critical condition to the Queen's Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The man was wearing a helmet.
Police said he is the 39th traffic fatality this year, compared to 29 at the same time last year.