One dead, one hospitalized after crash near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK (HawaiiNewsNow) - One man is dead and another sustained multiple injuries after a single car crash at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Paramedics were in the middle of transporting a patient from Ka'u to Hilo when they came upon the crash scene at about 1:30 Sunday morning on Highway 11 near the 36 mile marker.

A car had apparently lost control and veered off the roadway.

One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to Hilo Medical Center.

No word if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.