11-08-19 Driver in Hilo bicyclist fatality released (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Acting Sergeant Erhard Autrata
Phone: (808) 961-2391
Report No. 19-087626


Media Release

The 66-year-old male driver of the pickup truck that struck a bicyclist on Wednesday evening (November 6) on Kaumana Drive east of the intersection with Wili Wili Street in Hilo has been released pending further investigation after conferring the Prosecutor’s Office.

The Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a Negligent Homicide investigation and is asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact Officer Clifford Antonio of the Area I Traffic Enforcement Unit at 961-2339. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo.

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