Hawaii Kai teen dies in skateboarding accident

Hawaii Kai Skateboard Accident

An Oahu teenager is dead following a skateboarding accident in Hawaii Kai.

The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Kalanipuu Street.

The Medical Examiner’s office identifies him as Reid Krucky of Hawaii Kai.

Police say Krucky had grabbed onto a friend’s moped while skateboarding, lost his balance, fell, and hit his head on the ground.

He was not wearing a helmet.

Krucky was rushed to the Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died.

Police say they are not looking at bringing charges against the moped driver.

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