Kauai man killed in motorcycle crash in Kalihiwai

A 63-year-old Kapaa man died after his motorcycle was hit by a truck in Kalihiwai Friday afternoon.

Police say he was attempting to make a left turn onto Kuhio Highway from South Kalihiwai Road at approximately 2:40 p.m. when he was struck by a northbound pickup truck.

He died at the scene. Police say he was not wearing a helmet at the time.

Two people in the pickup truck were not hurt.

Kuhio Highway was closed until just after 6 p.m. as police investigated and cleared the scene.

This is Kauai’s eighth traffic fatality of the year.

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