Hiker dies on Big Island

Hawaii County Fire Department Logo

A man was found dead in a lava field on the Big Island Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters say the 56-year-old man was hiking with a friend when the man started having trouble.

The friend says he lost track of him and called firefighters for help.

They found the man dead in a lava field near the Kalapana Gardens subdivision.

Big island police are investigating.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s