A 19-year-old man has died after he lost control of the moped he was driving and crashed into a guardrail in Kalihi Saturday night, police said.
The collision happened around 9:20 p.m. on Kalihi Street near School Street.
According to police, the Kalihi man was traveling southbound on Kalihi Street when he lost control and was ejected onto to the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
At this time, speed appears to be a factor and drugs may be a contributing factor, police said.
This is Oahu’s 51st traffic fatality this year, compared to 44 at the same time last year.