Big Island: 79-year-old woman dies in pedestrian crash

HILO, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - On the Big Island, a 79-year-old woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Kinoole and Haili Streets.

The crash happened shortly after 8:45 AM Tuesday. The victim is identified as Tomiko Shimazu of Hilo.

She was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where she later died. Police say she was in a crosswalk at the time of the incident.

They do not believe speed or alcohol played a role.

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