Motorist dies in Farrington Highway crash

The motorist who died in a crash early Sunday morning on Farrington Highway has been identified.

He was Lawrence Lucero, 35, of Waianae.

The call came in at 2 a.m. of the incident near Alii Nui Drive.

The vehicle was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when it went out of control, on to a grass embankment and crashed into a coconut tree.

Lucero was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown whether alcohol was also a factor in the crash.

Lucero’s death marks the 22nd traffic fatality on Oahu this year, compared to 27 the same time last year.

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