HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — A 59-year-old woman was arrested following a fatal rollover accident in South Kona that apparently killed her passenger.
Big Island police say it happened just before 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 15.
According to police, a blue pickup truck was overtaking another pickup truck when it lost control, side-swiped the other vehicle and caused both to overturn.
The passenger of the blue truck, which was being driven by the 59-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital where he later died.
The victim was identified as 52-year-old Brian Kamaka Moa of Washington.
Police say the woman was arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide, operating a vehicle after her license was suspended or revoked and driving while under the influence.
She was released pending investigation.