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Victim of Single-Vehicle Hāmākua Crash Identified

June 27, 2019, 7:19 PM HST
* Updated June 27, 7:21 PM
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The Hawai‘i Police Department has identified the female victim in this morning’s (June 27) single-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 19 near the 48-mile marker in the Hāmākua District.

The victim is identified as 23-year-old Mackleen Victus, a resident of the Puna District. She was pronounced dead at 6 a.m. Thursday morning after being transported to Hilo Medical Center.

Police are asking that anyone who may have witnessed or have information related to the crash to contact Traffic Enforcement Unit Officer Blayne Matsui at (808) 961-2339.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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