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Man killed in Kaimuki skateboard accident is identified

By Associated Press

POSTED: 08:55 a.m. HST, Jun 06, 2014

The Medical Examiner's Office identified the 53-year-old man killed Thursday in a skateboarding accident as John Ohelo of Kaimuki.

Police said Ohelo was riding a skateboard on Alohea Avenue about 12:15 p.m., when he made a right turn onto 10th Avenue in Kaimuki and struck a car stopped at a stop sign.

Paramedics took him to a hospital in critical condition. He died at the hospital shortly after arriving.

The crash was the 28th traffic fatality on Oahu this year, compared to 33 for the same period last year. 

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