HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Island Police Department said a 66-year-old man died in a three-vehicle collision that happened near the intersection of Kaohe Road in South Kona.

The incident happened on Saturday, Sept. 3, at around 11:28 p.m.

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According to police, the 66-year-old man was driving a blue 2006 Honda Pilot SUV heading west when he drove off the right shoulder, striking a parked gray 2004 Ford pickup truck and a blue 2019 Subaru Impreza four-door sedan.

Then after striking the prior two vehicles, the 66-year-old man drove over an embankment and crashed into a driveway.

He was transported to the Kona Community Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police have ordered an autopsy to determine his exact cause of death.

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This is the 26th traffic fatality this year, compared to last year at 16, according to the police department.