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Medical examiner identifies Kalihi man, 70, as truck crash fatality

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office has identified a 70-year-old man who died in a truck crash this month as Juanito Torres Sr., of Kalihi.

His cause of death is pending investigation, the office said Wednesday.

Police said Torres was driving a 2000 GMC pickup on Poko Road in Aiea about 8:35 p.m. Oct. 3 when he veered off the road and crashed into a rock wall on Kealaluina Drive. He was taken to Pali Momi Medical Center where he died on Oct. 7.

Torres was the 43rd traffic fatality on Oahu this year compared with 39 at this time last year.

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