POSTED: 03:57 p.m. HST, Apr 05, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 04:31 a.m. HST, Apr 06, 2012
Hawaii County police have identified the motorcyclist who was fatally injured Wednesday in a collision with a car as Brocky A. Rapozo, 31, of Honokaa.
The car driver and the motorcyclist were heading north when the motorcycle rear-ended the sedan and sideswiped the car slightly, police said. The motorcyclist lost control and hit a guard rail. The motorcyclist was thrown and landed on the side of the road, police said.
The accident happened about 11:25 a.m. on Highway 190, near the 14-mile marker in Puuanahulu.
Police officers investigating the accident closed Highway 190 between Waikoloa Road and Kaiminani Drive. The highway was reopened about 3 p.m.