HONAUNAU, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police have identified the man killed Thursday in a moped crash on Painted Church Road in Honaunau, as 23-year-old Shyden D. Bento of a Captain Cook.
Kona police say the victim was driving a 2001 Honda moped and traveling north on Painted Church Road when he ran off the right side of the road and struck a rock wall. He was not wearing a helmet.
The accident happened at 9:07 p.m.
He was taken to Kona Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:25 p.m.