16-year old girl killed in Kauai car crash

WAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - A car crash on Kauai killed a 16-year old girl early Sunday morning. Kauai police say the female was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by a 17-year old girl. A second passenger, also a 17-year old girl, was taken to the hospital. At about 12:50 a.m., the vehicle was headed north on Kuhio Highway near the Wailua Golf Course when it veered off the roadway and hit a tree. The road was closed for several hours as police investigated. This is the 5th traffic fatality so far this year on Kauai.