• May 04, 2017

Aukai Ahuna Killed in Honokaa, HI, Dirt Bike Accident

Honokaa, HI -- May 1, 2017, Aukai Ahuna suffered fatal injuries due to an accident where he was struck by a pickup after a dirt bike crash.

Authorities from the Honokaa released reports on the fatal accident, which they say occurred around 3:00 p.m. near the intersection of Pikake Street and Ohia Street.

Police reports indicate that 15-year-old Ahuna was driving a dirt bike along the side of northbound Pikake Street. For reasons which aren't yet clear, the bike lost control and crashed, throwing Ahuna onto the roadway. He was then struck by a Ford pickup that failed to avoid him.

Ahuna sustained critical injuries and was rushed to North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was later pronounced dead there. The driver of the pickup was not injured.

Police confirm that Ahuna was wearing a helmet at the time. They did not indicate how much time passed between the initial crash and the pickup striking the victim.

It was reported that a negligent homicide investigation has been opened, but no additional details are currently available.

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