One Dead in Pahala Single-Vehicle Accident

A single motor vehicle accident that occurred near the 41 mile marker along Highway 11 in the Pahala area on Sunday morning resulted in a death.

Hawai`i County Fire Department officials responded to the scene just before 8 a.m. where they found a rollover type accident with an individual ejected from the vehicle.

The individual was pronounced dead on arrival by HFD medics at the scene.

The roadway in the area was closed for several hours.