Police identify woman killed in electrocution accident

Police have identified a woman killed Tuesday in an electrocution accident in Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in Pahoa.

Cindy Lehuanani Gonsalves-Pascual, a 58-year-old Pahoa woman, was killed Tuesday evening while attempting to leave a parked vehicle that live power lines had fallen upon.

An autopsy conducted Wednesday morning determined that Gonsalves-Pascual died of severe electrocution injuries, and the manner of death was ruled as accidental.

Detectives are continuing an investigation into the incident. Any witnesses to the event or those with information about it are encouraged to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Clarence Davies at (808) 961-2382 or clarence.davies@hawaiicounty.gov.

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