The suspect has been charged with Reckless driving causing death.
Police say accused was driving a rental car heading West on Taufa’ahau Road around 11.40pm on Saturday when he hit the deceased who was walking beside the road at Ha’ateiho.
The accused failed to stop and ascertain injury or death. He finally stopped at Tofoa and contacted Police about the fatal accident.
The 21 year-old victim of Ha’ateiho was rushed to Vaiola Hospital by members of the Ha’ateiho Community Patrol Volunteers.
He died yesterday morning.