Kailua-Kona Hit-and-Run Victim Identified
A Kailua-Kona man died following a single vehicle hit and run collision on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Kailua-Kona on Hualalai Road, fronting the Kailua-Kona Public Library.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Masayoki George.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.
The suspect vehicle is possibly a truck or sport utility vehicle due to the injuries sustained by the victim.
The Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a Negligent Homicide investigation and is asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact Officer Jason Foxworthy at (808) 326-4646, ext. 229.
This is the 10th traffic fatality this year compared to 11 at this time last year.