One dead, one injured in overnight Hilo car crashUPDATED 8:40 AM HST Jun 15, 2013Video Transcript
has been opened. On the Big Island ... One man is dead and another fighting for his life this morning -- after a single car crash in Hilo. It happened on Kalanianaole Avenue just after 11 o-clock last night. Witnesses say the car was traveling HILO-bound -- when it crossed the center line and struck a mail box, sheared a utility pole, and struck a stone wall. A male in his 20's was pronounced dead at the scene -- while a 17-year-old male was transported to the Hilo Medical Center. Kalanianaole Avenue was closed in BOTH DIRECTIONS between Mauna Loa Shores and Richardson Beach Park while police investigated.