WAHIAWA, HI – A driver who was killed in a car accident in Wahiawa early Wednesday morning has now been identified, reports the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
This is an update to a previous story.
The victim was 70-year-old Lansing K. Kakazu of Wahiawa, according to the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office.
The accident happened on California Avenue shortly before 5:30 a.m. Police said Kakazu was driving west when he veered off to the right of the roadway and collided with a wooden telephone pole.
Kakazu was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital. He was wearing a seat belt at the time, police said. No other vehicles were involved.
Investigators do not believe speed, drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in the wreck.
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