Boy, 4, dies from injuries

LIHUE — A 4-year-old boy died Monday after being struck by a vehicle on Sunday.

Kauai police said Albertson Gideon died at Kapiolani Hospital from injuries sustained during a traffic crash at Lydgate Beach Park in Wailua.

According to a county press release, the boy was struck by a Nissan pickup when the driver of the truck was attempting to park near the Kamalani Kai Playground restrooms shortly before 5 p.m.

Responding firefighters and medics performed CPR at the scene. The boy was transported by ambulance to Wilcox Medical Center and medevaced to Oahu.

The driver of the Nissan truck was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors, the release said.


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