Another traffic fatality on Hawaii Island this month after a man pinned in his flipped vehicle was found dead on Highway 11 near Keaau Bypass Monday morning.
Hawaii Island firefighters say it happened just after 8 a.m.
Crews found the male unresponsive with weak pulse and not breathing, with massive head injury. Vehicle was discovered to be flipped on the driver’s side, with driver partially pinned in vehicle.
Firefighters utilized extrication and stabilization tools to safely extricate the patient.
After he was pulled out from the car, it was determined he had died in the crash. base station MD notified.
Police remain on scene for clean up and traffic control.
No word yet on what lead to the fatal crash.
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