Kaumualii Highway on Kauai reopens after fatal pedestrian crash

Published On: Mar 16 2013 11:57:00 AM HST
LIHUE, Hawaii -

According to Kauai police, one person died in a pedestrian crash on Kaumualii Highway.

Police said a 26-year-old Waimea woman died while walking on the eastbound shoulder lane of Kaumualii Highway by Kipu Road junction.   She died at the scene.

Police said an 84-year-old Kalaheo man struck the pedestrian.  He sustained no injuries. 

It happened around 9 a.m. Saturday morning.  Police shut down the highway between Puhi Road intersection and Kipu junction, and reopened it by noon.  

The name of the victim is not being released at this time.  This is Kauai's second traffic fatality of the year.

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