POSTED: 10:05 a.m. HST, Sep 8, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 5:10 p.m. HST, Sep 23, 2012
A semi-trailer truck struck and killed a pedestrian in Paauilo Friday evening, Hawaii County fire officials said.
The man was crossing the intersection of Highway 19 and Paauilo Makai Road when the truck hit him, fire officials said. Crews arrived on-scene just before 5:45 p.m. to find him on the side of the road with multiple injuries and no signs of life.
Police blocked traffic on Highway 19 and detoured vehicles to Paauilo Hui Road, officials said.