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Skateboarder dies after being struck by a car in Ka'a'awaUPDATED 7:40 PM HST May 18, 2014Video Transcript
A 26-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car while skateboarding in Ka'a'awa. It happened around 12:40 this morning on Kamehameha Highway near Crouching Lion. Police say the skateboarder swerved into the path of a black Toyota. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The skateboarder was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say alcohol appears to be a factor. HE WAS ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. CHARGES ARE PENDING ON THAT SO A NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IN THE FIRST DEGREE CASE HAS BEEN GENERATED The investigation is ongoing. Police closed Kamehameha Highway this morning. The road reopened about 3 hours later.