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Big Isle woman who died in head-on crash in Kona identified

Big Island police have identified the 20-year-old Captain Cook woman who died Sunday from injuries she suffered when the car she was driving on Hawaii Belt Road crossed the centerline of the road and hit another car head-on as Breanna Fujimoto.

Fujimoto was taken to Kona Community Hospital following the head-on collision at 1:27 p.m. on the Hawaii Belt Road (Route 11) just south of the Kamehameha III Highway intersection and died the following day.

Kona patrol officers determined that a 2016 Honda sedan operated by Fujimoto had been traveling south on Hawaii Belt Road when it crossed the centerline of the roadway and was involved in a head-on collision with a 2015 Nissan SUV traveling north and operated by a 38-year-old Kealakekua woman.

The driver of the SUV and her children, an 11-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, were also taken to Kona Community Hospital. The woman and the girl were treated and released from the hospital. The boy was transferred to the Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu and was listed in stable condition.

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  • Unless it’s found out that the dead driver had a medical condition or something they couldn’t control, they deserve to die. At least the innocent party wasn’t badly injured, though they very well could have been. Now that lowlife isn’t around to threaten other innocent drivers. As someone who’s nearly been run off the road multiple times by reckless drivers, I wish death on all of them, to keep me and other innocents safe. You threaten me, you deserve to die, period, end of story.

    • Morimoto, your words “deserve to die” is a little too harsh. Not all drivers who cause accidents “deserve to die”, even if it results in loss in someone’s life.

      Unfortunately drivers do make mistakes some carelessly some unintentional.

      My daughter and her friends are now grieving over her death.

      • Yes they do deserve to die. Or would you rather have them kill or cripple another innocent person the next time? 3 innocent people in the other vehicle almost died or got crippled. You do know that people are creatures of habit don’t you? Meaning if this was a careless or reckless decision by the driver who died, it’s very unlikely it’s the first time they’ve done it.

        • “…the driver who died, it’s very unlikely it’s the first time they’ve done it.”

          What kind of “reasoning” is this? You doubt it’s the first time that this young woman died in a head-on collision?

          As for the rest of your post… Congratulations, Morimoto, you’ve proven once again that one is never too old to not have been raised right.

          You’re a real hero, anonymously heaping your hate onto the friends and relatives of the deceased who never did anything to you.

          What are you trying to accomplish through these vicious attacks on Breanna’s friends and family? Do they make you feel better? If so, I pity you.

        • @Tigereye, do I have to spell it out for you? If, and I stress IF, this wasn’t something that was unavoidable (medical condition, vehicle malfunction), her behavior (ex. distracted, impaired, reckless driving) that led to this incident was something she probably did before. This would mean the driver has consistently put others at risk for her own selfish wants.

          I was raised right, though I can’t say the same for you. I’m no hero, nor have I ever claimed to be. However, I do place a high emphasis on personal responsibility. Attacks? No I’m a realist. And as someone who’s been put in danger by others on the road, I have zero sympathy for those that endanger me for their own selfish thrills. Why don’t you go petition for the release of violent criminals in the spare time you have. I don’t pity you since that would imply I care about you, which I certainly don’t. Stop making EXCUSES for CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR.

        • No, I wouldn’t challenge you to try to and spell anything.

          Just answer the question: what are you trying to accomplish?

          It’s not the deceased who are on the receiving end of your anonymous terd-flinging, it’s the bereaved living – who did what exactly to deserve this kind of treatment from you?

          I’m sure you were raised as a regular straight arrow… among whatever species you hail from.

        • Morimoto, I just found out that Miss Fujimoto had three jobs. She was trying to save money to attend college. Does this sound like an irresponsible Person? I find this whole event very, very sad. I hope you see this comment TigerEye.

    • “me and other innocents”? Innocent of what? You just wrote “You threaten me, you deserve to die, period, end of story.” And the “threat” in this case is reckless drivers? Anyone involved in an accident? Anyone who “nearly” runs you off the road? I guess “innocents’ these days need lots of protection while threatening people with death.

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