Big Island Woman Died in Single-Car Crash

KONA (KHNL) - A 77-year-old woman died Tuesday night in a one-car traffic accident at the intersection of Lako Street and Hualalai Road.

Kona police responded to the crash at about 7:42 p.m.  The victim was driving on Lako Street when she went through the intersection and struck a rock wall.  She was taken to Kona Community Hospital where she later died.

Police do not believe speed or alcohot were involved.  Police believe the driver may have suffered from a medical condition prior to the crash.