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02-14-20 Victim identified in Puna pedestrian fatality (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Chris Correia
Phone: 961-2391
Report No. 20-012742


Media Release

A male pedestrian that died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle/ pedestrian crash that occurred on Thursday morning (February 13), on Highway 130, south of the Keaʻau Transfer Station has been identified.

The 58-year-old male has been identified as David Foster Perrells, of Pāhoa.

The Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a Coroner’s Inquest investigation and is renewing a request for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or have any information relative to the identity of any other involved vehicle(s) or driver(s) to contact Officer Blayne Matsui of the Area I Traffic Enforcement Unit at 961-2339.