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Kailua-Kona Hit-and-Run Victim Identified

May 31, 2019, 12:57 PM HST
* Updated May 31, 1:01 PM
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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.

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This is the 10th traffic fatality this year compared to 11 at this time last year.

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