Bicyclist killed in Hilo crash


A bicyclist was killed Saturday after he was struck by a semitrailer on Highway 19, north of Hilo.

The Hawaii County Fire Department, which responded to the crash reported at 8:47 a.m., said the bicyclist was found on the roadway with no signs of life.

Highway 19 was closed from Kamehameha and Waianuenue avenues to Hau Lane for about four hours while police investigated the crash. No further information was available as of press time.