Moped rider killed in collision with pickup truck
A 57-year-old Mountain View man was killed Wednesday when the moped he was operating collided with a truck on Route 11, just north of Pszyk Road.
Hawai'i County police said the man was traveling north on the shoulder of the road at about 2:45 p.m. when he pulled onto Route 11 and was hit by a pickup truck.
Police said the man was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the truck, a 59-year-old Glenwood man, and his passenger, a 17-year-old boy, were not injured. Both were wearing seat belts.
The victim's name was being withheld pending positive identification and notification of relatives.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call officer Clarence Davies at 961-8118.