Big Island: Motorcyclist who crashed into cow has died

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.

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