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HPD Seeks Witnesses to Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident

May 27, 2016, 3:39 PM HST
* Updated May 27, 4:13 PM
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Badge Hawaii Police DepartmentHawaiʻi Island police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian accident in the Nānāwale Estates subdivision that occurred on the evening of Thursday, May 26.

A 34-year-old Pāhoa man reported that he was walking southbound on Nānāwale Boulevard at 7:30 p.m. when a car traveling in the same direction at a high rate of speed struck him and left the scene.

A nearby driver gave the victim a ride home.

The victim is being treated for minor injuries.

Police are looking for witnesses to the crash and also want to talk to the victim’s driver, who may have been operating a green Subaru Outback.

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The suspect’s car was described as a primer-gray four-door sedan, possibly with three occupants.

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The case is being investigated as a negligent injury.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer Bronson Kaliloa at 965-2716.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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