The Hawaii County Fire Dept. reported late Friday that a motorist was dead at the scene of a crash in the Volcano district.
The first unit at the scene at 10:45 p.m. on Highway 11 (Hawaii Belt Road) near Glenwood Road found a midsize vehicle Hilo bound with extensive front end damage that went into the vehicle itself. Debris was scattered across the roadway.
A male driver was pinned in the car without signs of life. A police traffic enforcement unit was in charge of the scene and the crash is under investigation.