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Man dies after crashing motorcycle in Pearl City

A man has died early today in a motorcycle crash in Pearl City.

His name has yet to be released by the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office.

The crash occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. near 1500 Hooli Circle. Police said the motorcycle operated by the man described to possibly be in his 30s was travelingnorthbound on Hooli Circle when he lost control and crashed into a concrete wall and mailboxes.

He was thrown from his motorcycle and Emergency Medical Services pronounced him dead at the scene.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Police said speed was involved. It’s unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor.

This is the eighth traffic-related fatality compared to six at the same time last year.

Police are continuing their investigation.

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