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Oahu man continues to suffer years after 3-story fall at Ala Moana Center

  • Video by Dennis Oda / doda@staradvertiser.com

    Macroy K. Y. M. Nagato, Jr., 24, made his first public appearance Wednesday since a 2016 fall at Ala Moana Center. Nagato suffered a traumatic brain injury and his best friend died after a railing on the mall's third-level mauka parking deck gave way.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                MacRoy “Macky” Nagato, right, talked Wednesday about his hardships after his fall at Ala Moana Center as his wife, Tiara, and attorney Rick Fried looked on. Nagato fell three stories from the parking area outside the Hookipa Terrace at Ala Moana Center when a railing collapsed. He suffered critical injuries and has undergone treatment at Craig Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Denver.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    MacRoy “Macky” Nagato, right, talked Wednesday about his hardships after his fall at Ala Moana Center as his wife, Tiara, and attorney Rick Fried looked on. Nagato fell three stories from the parking area outside the Hookipa Terrace at Ala Moana Center when a railing collapsed. He suffered critical injuries and has undergone treatment at Craig Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Denver.

  • JAMM AQUINO / 2016
                                Plastic covered a section of railing at Ala Moana Center that failed, causing MacRoy Nagato and Nicholas Freitas to fall three stories. Freitas died and Nagato was critically injured.

    JAMM AQUINO / 2016

    Plastic covered a section of railing at Ala Moana Center that failed, causing MacRoy Nagato and Nicholas Freitas to fall three stories. Freitas died and Nagato was critically injured.

MacRoy “Macky” Nagato, who sustained a traumatic brain injury Oct. 6, 2016, when a railing gave way at Ala Moana Center, spoke to the media Wednesday for the first time since the accident to express his appreciation for the public support and encouragement. Read more

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