05-31-19 Man identified in Kona hit and run (Update)

Hawai‘i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi
Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229
Report No. 19-043165

 

 

 

Media Release (Update)

A Kailua-Kona man died following a single vehicle hit and run collision on Thursday (May 30) in Kailua-Kona on Hualalai Road, fronting the Kailua-Kona Public Library. 

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Masayoki George.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.

The suspect vehicle is possibly a truck or sport utility vehicle due to the injuries sustained by the victim.

The Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a Negligent Homicide investigation and is asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact Officer Jason Foxworthy at (808) 326-4646 ext. 229.

This is the 10th traffic fatality this year compared to 11 at this time last year.

 


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