Motorcyclist dies in Kauai crash

ANAHOLA, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) – A 47-year-old Kilauea man died Wednesday night after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Police say Patrick Belmonte was traveling west on Kukuihale Road near Pilipoli Road when he hit the edge of the pavement, lost control and crashed around 9:30 PM.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police suspect that speed may be factor. Belmonte is the seventh person to die in a traffic accident on Kauai so far this year.

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