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Big Island woman dies from vehicle crash injuries

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Paauilo woman involved in a one-vehicle crash Sunday has died from her injuries.

The victim was identified as 47-year-old Debra Alani.

According to Hawaii County Police, Alani was operating a 2008 Ford pickup truck and traveling north on Kukaiau Ranch Road when she lost control and ran off the left side of the road down a 30-foot embankment and overturned.

Alani was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

She was then transported to Hilo Medical Center where she later died.

At this time, it is unknown if speed, alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.

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