Police identify 82-year-old killed in bike crash in Kona
The elderly man who died from a bicycle crash on May 21, 2023, in North Kona has been identified as 82-year-old Stuart S. Dunn of Kailua-Kona, according to Hawaiʻi Island police.
Responding to a 5:18 p.m. call, police determined that a silver Dean Titanium Road bicycle was heading west (makai) on the right shoulder of Hina Lani Street in Kona and crashed. Dunn was transported to the Kona Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:42 p.m.
Police said impairment is not believed to be a factor in the crash.
An autopsy was conducted to determine the exact cause of death and investigators are awaiting final results.
The Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a coroner’s inquest investigation and are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Officer Dayson Taniguchi at 808-326-4646, ext. 229, or email [email protected]. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 808-961-8300.