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

Nänäkuli accident victim identified as Jason Awong

Advertiser Staff

The city medical examiner's office has identified Jason Awong, 39, of Wai'anae, as the person who suffered fatal injuries in a traffic crash Saturday in Nänäkuli.

Police said Awong was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle being driven by his son when it hit a fire hydrant and utility pole about 5:40 p.m. Saturday on Haleakalä Avenue.

Awong was taken in critical condition to The Queen's Medical Center, where he died Sunday, police said.

Awong was the eighth traffic fatality on O'ahu this year.