Vehicle strikes stone wall killing Big Island woman
PUNA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -
A 25-year-old Keaau woman died Sunday (August 17) from injuries she sustained in a one-vehicle crash on 20th Avenue off Kaloli Drive in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaau.
The driver was identified as Christina K. Fujiyama of a Kea?au address.
Responding to a 3:28 p.m. call, Puna patrol officers determined that the driver was operating a 1994 Acura four-door sedan and traveling east on 20th Avenue when she lost control and struck a rock wall.
The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Fire/rescue personnel took her to Hilo Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 4:20 p.m.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs were involved but speed was a factor in this crash.
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