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Police ID pedestrian killed in Puna traffic crash

Police have identified a pedestrian who died at The Queen’s Medical Center after being hit by a pickup truck Wednesday on Kahikopele Road in Eden Roc subdivision as 54-year-old Aaron L. Sombrio of Mountain View.

Police think Sombrio was walking east on the roadway at about 7:40 p.m. when he was struck by an eastbound 2002 GMC Sonoma pickup truck.

A negligent homicide investigation has been opened.

Potential witnesses and others with information are asked to contact Acting Sergeant Jared Cabatu at 961-2329 or jared.cabatu@hawaiicounty.gov.

Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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