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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Big Island woman, 88, dies of injuries suffered in May 19 car crash

Advertiser Staff

An 88-year-old Paauilo woman died yesterday of injuries suffered in a May 19 car crash, Hawaii County police said.

Beatrice Yago was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle that failed to yield the right of way and was struck by a car on Route 19.

Yago was taken to the North Hawaii Community Hospital. She died at 3:52 p.m. yesterday.

No one else was injured in the collision.

Yago is the 16th traffic fatality on the Big Island this year, compared to 10 at the same time last year.