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South Kohala fatality (update) 05-05-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Christopher D. Gali
Phone: 961-2332
May 5, 2009
Report No. C09013006

Media Release (update)

An autopsy conducted Tuesday (May 5) has determined that 70-year-old Peter Gusman of Kamuela died from a heart attack not from a traffic crash.

Gusman was involved in a one-vehicle crash on Kawaihae Road (Route 19) Saturday in the area of the 58-mile marker. His 1998 Ford F-150 pick-up truck was traveling west on Kawaihae Road when it ran off the right side of the road around 1:25 p.m.