Featured Articles

HPD Opens Negligent Homicide Investigation

October 28, 2016, 9:27 AM HST
* Updated October 28, 9:30 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Big Island Now stock photo. June 2016.

Big Island Now stock photo. June 2016.

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a two-vehicle traffic accident that occurred on Sept. 3, 2016, on the Hawai‘i Belt Road (Route 11) just south of the Kamehameha III Highway intersection.

During the investigation, police learned that a green Subaru or Isuzu SUV may have caused the victim, Breanna Fujimoto, to cross the centerline of the roadway just prior to the head-on collision with a 2015 Nissan SUV.

Due to this new information, police have reclassified this traffic fatality from a coroner’s inquest investigation to a negligent homicide investigation.

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed either the collision or the green SUV leaving the scene of the collision to call Officer Justin Hooser at 326-4646, ext. 229. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.