Police: Speed a factor a single-car crash that left Kona teen dead
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 18-year-old male has died following a single-vehicle collision on Hawaii Island.
The teen was traveling west on Napo’opo’o Road in Captain Cook around 9:15 a.m.
He has been identified as Maui Kamokukaulanaina Easton Marley Ellis-Noa.
Ellis-Noa was in a gray 2005 Ford F-150 pickup truck when it ran off of the right shoulder and struck a large tree. He was later pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. at Kona Community Hospital.
Police believe speed was a factor in the crash.
This is the 29th traffic fatality of the year on Hawaii Island.
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