POSTED: 9:34 p.m. HST, May 9, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 8:46 a.m. HST, May 10, 2013
A 69-year-old Molokai woman died Thursday after a van rear-ended the motorized scooter she was riding in Kaunakakai, police said.
The Kaunakakai woman was traveling on Kamehameha V Highway near Kapaakea Loop at 2:22 p.m. when the collision occurred.
A preliminary investigation showed the van, driven by a 60-year-old Kaunakakai man, struck the back of the scooter, police said.
The woman was taken to the Molokai General Hospital, where she later died, police said.