Kalapana traffic fatality ID’d

Police identified the man who died in a SUV rollover Monday on Highway 130 near the 21-mile marker as 59-year-old Kenneth “Key” Mepham Jr. of Kalapana.

His death was the 11th official traffic fatality this year compared with 15 at the same time last year.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Officer Keith Nacis at 961-2339 or email him at Keith.Nacis@hawaiicounty.gov, or call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.