Moped rider dies after hit-and-run on Kapiolani Blvd.

A man who was arrested following a deadly hit-and-run has been released pending further investigation.

The crash occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday, May 27, near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Atkinson Drive.

According to police, a 2009 Volkswagen was traveling west on Kapiolani Boulevard and turned left onto Atkinson Drive in the path of an oncoming moped traveling east on Kapiolani Boulevard.

The 32-year-old male rider hit the vehicle and was thrown onto the road. He was hospitalized in critical condition and died two days later from a head injury.

The Honolulu medical examiner identified him as Honolulu resident Paul Andrews.

Police say the Volkswagen fled the scene. The 46-year-old driver is a Salt Lake resident.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash, and the investigation is ongoing.

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