HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT UNIT
SERGEANT CHRISTOPHER D. GALI
MAY 11, 2007
REPORT NO. C07015051
MEDIA RELEASE (UPDATE)
A 28-year-old Kailua-Kona man who died Thursday (May 10) from a motorcycle crash has been identified as Kenneth A. Hayes.
Responding to a 3:35 a.m. call Thursday, Kona patrol officers determined that Hayes was operating a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling north on Kapuna Street when he hit a curb and was thrown from the motorcycle.
Hayes, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to Kona Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:05 a.m.
Police believe that speed, alcohol and drugs were factors in the crash.
This is the 13th traffic fatality on the Big Island this year compared with 14 at this time last year.
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