Man dies in a fatal crash in Kona

fatal dump truck crash

A man died in a motor vehicle collison in Kona on Saturday.

It happened around 12:30 p.m.

Hawaii County Fire Department says a man in his 40s was in a dump truck coming down Kaiminani Drive.

The truck flipped over, took out three parked cars, hit a light pole, transformer came down, large debris field.

The driver was thrown from the car and died at the scene.

The road was closed at Kaiminani Drive and Wainana Place while police investigated.

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