KONA, Hawaii - A man is dead after a head on crash in Kona Saturday night near Palani Road.

Hawai'i County Police say the victim was riding a motorcycle on Highway 180 and attempted to pass a car when he hit a Toyota 4Runner head on.  

This was just south of the intersection with Highway 190.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four people in the Toyota 4Runner were taken to Kona Hospital for treatment.

Police say speed may have been a factor.