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Trolley driver had high alcohol level at time of fatal collision, Honolulu police say

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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Tourists who were aboard the trolley point with an officer investigating the scene where a 76-year-old man was fatally struck at Cooke and Auahi streets in Kakaako on Thursday evening. Police say the driver of the trolley had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal threshold.

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HPD

“I had a shot of vodka 15 minutes ago because I knew I was gonna finish work.”

David A. Kmetz

According to police, stated at the scene of the pedestrian fatality