Police investigating fatal pedestrian crash in Kona

Police investigating fatal pedestrian crash in Kona
There is no marked crosswalk near the scene of the fatal pedestrian crash. (Image: Benjamin Agdeppa)

HAWAII ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 70-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck Wednesday night on Ane Keohokalole Highway in Kona.

The crash happened about 6 p.m., when a 2007 Toyota pickup hit the Kona man, who was walking in the southbound lane. The victim was taken to Kona Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup, a 36-year-old Kailua-Kona man, wasn’t injured.

Police do not believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

This story will be updated.

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