Skateboarder dies after crashing into vehicle in Kaimuki

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A skateboarder has died after he collided with a vehicle in Kaimuki.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner has identified him as John Ohelo, 53, from Honolulu.

It happened at around 12:15 p.m. at 10th and Alohea avenues.

A lieutenant with Honolulu Police Dept.’s traffic division said Ohelo was skateboarding down Alohea Ave., made a right turn onto 10th Ave. and collided with a vehicle that was stopped at the intersection.

According to Emergency Medical Services, Ohelo was taken to Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition. He later died.

Police say, according to witnesses, he was not wearing a helmet.

There is no word on how fast Ohelo was traveling when he hit the vehicle.

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