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UPDATE: Fatal Collision Closes Kaiminani Drive

August 3, 2015, 9:01 AM HST
* Updated August 3, 2:02 PM
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***Updated at 12:21 p.m. to include updated information from the Hawai’i Police Department. ***

Kaiminani Drive, above the Laui Street intersection, has been reopened. The road was closed Monday morning as the Hawai’i Police Department investigated a fatal traffic collision.

Motorists should drive carefully in the area.

***Updated at 9:12 a.m. to include updated information from the Hawai’i Police Department. ***

A traffic fatality has been reported as the result of a traffic crash that occurred just after midnight Monday.

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Currently, the intersection of Kaiminani Drive and Laui Street is closed with an expected reopening time of 12 p.m.

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According to the Hawai’i Police Department, a head-on crash occurred between a pickup truck and a sedan. The driver of the sedan, who has not been identified, has died.

Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route for travel.

***Original story posted at 9:01 a.m.***

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A vehicle accident has caused a road closure along Kaiminani Drive, just above Laui Street.

The Hawai’i Police Department reports that the collision occurred just after midnight Monday morning.

Motorists should avoid the area over the course of the next few hours as HPD investigates the incident.

No additional information was immediately available.

Stay will BigIslandNow.com as we continue to follow the incident.

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