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UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Motorcyclist Crash Identified

November 29, 2012, 8:34 PM HST
* Updated December 3, 8:54 AM
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A motorcycle rider who died Friday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 130 and Leilani Avenue was identified as 65-year-old Bo Lozoff of Kalapana.

Lozoff died after he collided with a sports utility vehicle which had failed to yield the right of way when making a left turn into the entrance of the Leilani Estates subdivision.

The accident, which occurred at the intersection of Highway 130 and Leilani Avenue, was reported to authorities at 3:45 p.m.

According to the fire department, the driver of the car declined medical treatment.

Lozoff was dead at the scene.

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Police closed the intersection for several hours while conducting their investigation. Traffic was rerouted to Pohoiki Road.

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