comscore ATV driver killed at Hawaii island construction site | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News | Top News

ATV driver killed at Hawaii island construction site

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now


Hawaii County police reported Tuesday that an all-terrain vehicle operator died in a crash with an excavator at an industrial construction site near Hualalai.

The incident occurred about 11:40 a.m. Monday in Kaupulehu.

Police said the ATV operator tried to get the attention of the excavator operator by driving in front of the excavator.

However, the excavator collided with the ATV, resulting in fatal injuries to the ATV driver.

Fire medical personnel found the ATV operator dead upon their arrival.

The case remains under investigation, and the victim’s name has yet to be released.

Police have requested an autopsy.

Comments (5)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up