HONOLULU (KHON3) — Hawaii Island Police Department has closed Queen Kaahumanu Highway between Waikoloa Road to Waikoloa Beach Drive early Monday morning due to a traffic collision.

Investigations are ongoing; however, police said one fatality has been confirmed on May 9.

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Motorists are asked to drive with caution or use alternate routes. Police are directing north and southbound traffic through alternate roadways.

The roads reopened around 9:41 a.m. on May 9.