HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police have identified the 18-year-old man who died in a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, Oct. 16.

According to the Hawaii Police Department, the incident took place on Napo’opo’o Road when Maui Ellis-Noa ran off the right shoulder of the road and struck a large tree.

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Ellis-Noa was then taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m.

Police said they believe that speed could have been a factor in the crash but an autopsy has been ordered to determine his exact cause of death.

As a result of the collision, police closed off Napo’opo’o Road between Leke Place and Two Track Drive for several hours. The road has since been reopened.

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This is the 29 traffic fatality this year on Big Island. Last year at the same time there were 20.