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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Waianae man is Oahu's 8th traffic fatality of year

Advertiser Staff

The city medical examiner's office has identified Jason Awong as Oahu’s latest traffic fatality.

Police said Awong, 39, of Waianae, was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle that was driven by his son when it crashed into a fire hydrant and utility pole about 5:40 p.m. Saturday on Haleakala Avenue in Nanakuli.
Awong was taken in critical condition to The Queen’s Medical Center and died there on Sunday, police said.
Police have opened a negligent homicide investigation in the case.
Awong was the eighth traffic fatality on Oahu so far this year.