News: Suspect charged in hit-and-run that killed teenager near Honolulu school

Glenn Honda | |

HONOLULU, HI – Police announced that a suspect has been charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident in Honolulu, reports Hawaii News Now.

It happened Wednesday morning in the area of Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street near McKinley High School.  Two students were struck by a pickup truck while walking across the street towards the school at about 6:45 a.m.  The driver left the scene without stopping to help, according to police.

One of the victims, a 16-year-old girl, died of her injuries.  The other was listed in good condition.

Police said the suspected driver has now turned himself in.  45-year-old Mitchel Yoshige Miyashiro was arrested on multiple charges, including first-degree negligent homicide.

Investigators believe speed was a contributing factor in the crash.

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Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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