Police identify man killed in a Kalapana vehicle crash

Police identify man killed in a Kalapana vehicle crash
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KALAPANA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police on Hawaii Island have identified the man killed in a crash on Monday.

Authorities say 59-year-old Kenneth "Key" Mepham Jr. of Kalapana was killed on Highway 130.

The single-vehicle crash happened near the 21-mile marker.

Details surrounding the crash are limited.

Police are asking any witnesses to the crash to come forward by calling Officer Keith Nacis at 961-2339, or via email at Keith.Nacis@hawaiicounty.gov.

This was the 11th traffic fatality this year compared with 15 this time last year.

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