NORTH KONA, HI – Police said a man was killed when his pickup truck crashed in North Kona on Tuesday afternoon, according to Big Island Now.
The victim was identified as 62-year-old Curtis Arthur Lea of Kailua-Kona. Investigators said he was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck on Kaiminani Drive near Kalia Place when the incident happened at about 2:36 p.m.
Lea was headed west when the pickup went off the right shoulder of the roadway, hit a wooden fence and overturned.
Lea was pronounced dead after being taken to the Kona Community Hospital. Police investigating the wreck believe that impairment was a contributing factor.
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