One dead, two hospitalized after Big Island crash

(Island News/ Mika Miyashima) Hawaii County police say one person is dead and another two taken to the hospital with injuries after a car was t-boned on Highway-19 in the Honoka’a area.

Photos of the crash were posted to Facebook.

Big Island Fire officials say one car hydroplaned and crossed the center line, crashing with the other car.

The driver was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police shut down one lane of the road but both lanes have since reopened.

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