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Big Isle Crash Victim Identified

Big Island authorities have identified the Kau man who lost control of his truck on Hawaii Belt Road Friday, hit a lava embankent and rolled over twice, ejecting him. Police believe 20-year-old Austin L. Yurong of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates was speeding and may have been driving drunk when the crash happened. He died Sunday at Queen's Medical Center where he had been taken after first being treated at the Kona Community Hospital.

 

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