Man charged in 2019 fatal crash changes plea to guilty

  • Nicholas Abarcar accepts a plea deal Friday in Kona Circuit Court in connection to a fatal 2019 crash that took the life of a mother of four and sent three minors to the hospital. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A 26-year-old Waimea man accepted a deal with prosecutors Friday changing his plea to guilty on four of seven charges filed in connection with a 2019 crash that claimed the life of a mother of four and injured three girls.