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Ka'u man killed in weekend mishap



(KPUA) A 20-year-old Kau man has died from injuries he suffered in the Friday night crash of his pickup truck between the 80 and 81 mile markers on Hawaii Belt Road. 

Police say Austin Yurong of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates lost control of his eastbound vehicle near the junction with Ginger Blossom Lane, hit a lava embankment, rolled over twice, and was ejected from the vehicle shortly after 11:00 p.m. 

Speed and alcohol are believed to have been contributing factors. 

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