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Pāhoa Crash Victim Identified

January 9, 2017, 1:15 PM HST
* Updated January 9, 12:35 PM
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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night, Jan. 5, on Highway 130, between Leilani Avenue and Malama Street in Pāhoa.

He was identified through fingerprints as 37-year-old Michael Simmons of O’Brien of Oregon.

Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to call Officer Erhard Autrata at 961-8118.

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

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