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Early Morning Puna Vehicle Crash Confirmed Fatal

December 20, 2021, 7:57 AM HST
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Authorities confirm a vehicle crash in Keaʻau early this morning was fatal.

Hawaiʻi police issued an alert at 3:16 a.m. indicating a partial road closure near Kipimana Street intersection on Highway 11 between Keaʻau and Hilo in Puna-bound lanes.

Lanes were reportedly cleared at approximately 5:30 a.m.

It is unknown at this time how many vehicles were involved or how many victims.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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