30-year-old Kea'au man dies following a crash in Captain Cook
A 30-year-old Kea?au man died following a single vehicle collision on Tuesday, January 15, in Captain Cook on Highway 11, .3 miles south of the 99-mile marker.
The 30-year-old male has not been identified.
Big Island Police determined that a white 1993 Nissan pickup truck heading north had crossed double solid yellow lines near a turn and drove off an embankment on the Makai side of the roadway.
The man was transported to the Kona Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:58 a.m.
Police believe speed was a possible factor in the crash, the 30-year-old man was wearing a seatbelt.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.