Police ID woman killed in strange vehicle mishap

Hawaii Island police have identified the woman involved in the fatal public accident Monday evening involving a Chevy Malibu sedan in the area of 23rd Avenue and Paradise Drive in Hawaiian Paradise Park.

The woman has been identified as 54-year-old Dorinda Bosetti of Long Beach, Calif.


Officers responded Monday to a 6:43 p.m. report to find the Bosetti pinned between her car, a Chevy Malibu, and the gate post to her home in the area of 23rd Avenue and Paradise Drive.

Bosetti was transported to Hilo Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 10:59 p.m.

After the examination of all the evidence collected along with this investigation, the East Hawaii Traffic Enforcement Unit has ruled this incident a coroner’s inquest and not a traffic fatality.

Potential witnesses are asked to contact Officer Blayne Matsui at (808) 961-2339 or via email Blayne.Matsui@HawaiiCounty.gov. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.

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