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HPD: Information Sought in Ocean View Hit-and-Run Case

March 30, 2016, 11:33 AM HST
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badgeInformation regarding a hit-and-run in the Ocean View Estates subdivision on March 19 is being sought by the Hawai’i Police Department.

The incident happened on Hawai’i Boulevard and seriously injured a pedestrian.

Ka’u patrol officers responded to the incident at about 11 p.m., which was reported as a traffic accident involving a pedestrian.

A 24-year-old man, who was lying on the roadway, was run over by a vehicle traveling north on Hawai’i Boulevard.

The man sustained multiple injuries and was taken to Kona Community Hospital before being transferred to The Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition.

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Police say the suspected vehicle was described as a newer-model white four-door Nissan pickup truck, being driven a Caucasian man wearing a white brim hat.

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Anyone with information regarding the driver or the vehicle involved should call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer Melissa D’Angelo directly at 939-2520.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous should call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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