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Suspect arrested in Chinatown hit-and-run accident

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    Honolulu police block off part of Nimitz Highway early this morning while they investigate a hit-and-run accident near Chinatown.
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Honolulu police arrested a 20-year-old Papakolea man Wednesday in connection with a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Chinatown earlier in the morning.

Police said said a 52-year-old Honolulu man was crossing mauka on Nimitz Highway east of Maunakea Street when he was struck by a vehicle at about 1:50 a.m. The vehicle fled the scene.

Police arrested the suspect at 7:05 a.m. for investigation of failure to render aid and later released pending further investigation.

The victim was taken to the Queen’s Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

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