Woman from Japan on Hawaii honeymoon dies in crash

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Posted: Feb 18, 2012 9:30 PM
Woman from Japan on Hawaii honeymoon dies in crash

Authorities say a woman from Japan who was on her honeymoon in Hawaii is dead and her husband hospitalized after the couple crashed the motorcycle they were riding.

The Star Advertiser reports ( http://bit.ly/xzw7kH) the couple's rented motorcycle crashed into a guardrail on Kamehameha Highway in Kaawa around 12:15 p.m. Friday.

A supervisor with the Department of Emergency Medical Services says the newlyweds were not wearing helmets.

The woman died after being taken to a hospital, while the man was listed in critical condition.

Their names and hometowns have not been released, but officials say they were both 27 years old.

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Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser, http://www.staradvertiser.com