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Big Isle police seek witnesses in fatal crash

A Big Island man was apparently speeding Friday night when he hit a wall on Highway 11 in Mountain View and ended up in a ditch and died.

The man’s name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of relatives.

Puna patrol officers at 10:28 p.m. Friday found a Chevrolet two-door sedan with severe damage in a ditch on Highway 11 at the intersection of North Glenwood Road in Mountain View.

Police believe the car was traveling toward Hilo on Highway 11 and had struck a rock retaining wall.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine cause of death.

Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer Casey Cabral at 961-8889 or casey.cabral@hawaiicounty.gov.

This is the 16th traffic fatality on Hawaii island this year, compared with 15 at this time last year.

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