A 70-year-old male bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle on Highway 19 near Hau Lane in Hilo early this morning, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to the accident at about 6 a.m. and found the bicyclist dead on arrival. A 26-year-old male, who had been driving the vehicle, was transported to an area hospital due to neck pain.
The scene was turned over to the Hawaii Police Department. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.