POSTED: 3:13 p.m. HST, Apr 12, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 4:28 p.m. HST, Apr 12, 2012
A 38-year-old man died this morning from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night in Kailua-Kona.
Hawaii County police identified the victim as Caleb Wolfson of Kailua-Kona.
Wolfson was riding his motorcycle 10:22 p.m. Wednesday, heading eastbound on Henry Street, when he hit a concrete barrier and was thrown from the motorcycle at Henry Street and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.
Fire personnel transported him to Kona Community Hospital, where he died at 3:12 a.m. Thursday.
Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.
This was the 11th traffic fatality this year, compared with seven at this time last year.