Woman killed, infant hospitalized after head-on crash in Volcano

A woman is dead after a head-on crash on Hawaii Island involving a Ford F-150 and a compact car.

It happened just after 5 p.m. on Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 11) near the 21-mile marker.

Officials say an off-duty fire captain pulled the female driver out of the sedan and initiated CPR. She did not survive.

An infant child in a car seat was taken to the hospital.

The truck’s male driver was not hurt.

Firefighters say both vehicles suffered extensive front-end damage.

The road was closed in both directions as police investigated the crash.

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