BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A motorcyclist who crashed into a cow on Kohala Ranch Road Wednesday night has died.
The victim was identified as Patrick Bowles of Kamuela.
Police say Bowles was operating a 2006 KTM motorcycle. He was wearing a helmet.
The 26 year old was transported to the North Hawaii Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:47 p.m.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.
Police say speed appears to be a factor in this crash. However, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were involved.
The cow also died.