Police seek witnesses to July traffic fatality

SOURCE: Hawaii County Police Department

Big Island police are looking for witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle/motorcycle crash on July 13 on Route 190 in the area of the 17-mile marker in North Kona.

Forty-one-year-old Randall C. Guadiz of a Waikoloa died two days after the crash.

Responding to a 10:38 p.m. call on July 13, Kona patrol officers determined that Guadiz was operating a 1998 Honda motorcycle and traveling north on Route 190 when he overtook a vehicle in a no-passing zone and sideswiped a 2012 Toyota four-door sedan traveling south and being operated by a 45-year-old California woman.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured.

Police ask that anyone who witnessed the crash or was at the scene call Sergeant Christopher Gali at 961-2332.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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