Police ID man killed in North Kona crash

  • The Hawaii Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit investigates a pedestrian/vehicle fatality Thursday on Queen Kaahumanu Highway at the entrance to Kaloko-Honokohau National Park. (Laura Ruminski./West Hawaii Today)
  • The Hawaii Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit investigates a pedestrian/vehicle fatality Thursday on Queen Kaahumanu Highway at the entrance to Kaloko-Honokohau National Park. (Laura Ruminski./West Hawaii Today)
  • Southbound traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway is backed up at the Hina Lani Street intersection after a fatal pedestrian/vehicle accident Thursday morning rerouted rush hour traffic. (Laura Ruminski./West Hawaii Today)
  • The Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit investigates a pedestrian/vehicle fatality Thursday on Queen Kaahumanu Highway at the entrance to Kaloko-Honokohau National Park. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • The shoe of a victim killed in a pedestrian/vehicle accident sits behind the involved truck on Queen Kaahumanu Highway Thursday morning. (Laura Ruminski./West Hawaii Today)
  • The victim’s hat sits in the intersection of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Kaloko-Honokohau National Park after a pedestrian/vehicle fatality Thursday morning. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — A 50-year-old Kailua-Kona man was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday morning while walking on Queen Kaahumanu Highway.