Police have identified the woman killed in last Tuesday nights motor vehicle/pedestrian accident as 61-year old Roslyn Rushing of Hilo. South Hilo patrol officers say Rushing was crossing Kamehameha Avenue south of Kalakaua Street and was not in a marked
crosswalk when she was hit by a southbound sedan shortly before 9:00 p.m. The victim was taken to Hilo Medical Center where she was pronounced dead early Wednesday morning.
The Big Islands traffic death toll for 2013 now stands at 19, compared to 14 a year ago.