POSTED: 11:43 a.m. HST, Jul 09, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 12:43 p.m. HST, Jul 09, 2013
The 24-year-old man who was struck by pickup truck Saturday while crossing the Pali Highway died at the hospital Monday.
Police said the victim, who has a Marine Corps Base Hawaii address, was crossing the Kailua-bound lanes of the highway, near the tunnels, when he was struck by the Kailua-bound truck. The driver of the truck was not injured.
The victim’s identity has not been released.
Police said speed and alcohol do not appear to have been factors on the part of the driver. It is not known if alcohol was a factor on the part of the pedestrian.
This was Oahu’s 35th traffic death, compared with 31 at the same time last year.