Hakalau man killed in accident near Hilo


Big Island police have identified the second man who died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Hawaii Belt Road north of Hilo.

The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Frank Rosol of Hakalau, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Responding to a 7:19 p.m. call, police determined that Rosol was operating a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck and traveling north on the highway at the Hanawi Bridge when he apparently crossed the center line and collided with a 2005 Cadillac Escalade multipurpose vehicle traveling south and being operated by 61-year-old Miles T. Nakanishi of Hilo, according to police. Both drivers were dead at the scene.