Driver makes $275K bail


A 27-year-old Mountain View man accused of running over and killing an elderly bicyclist with a pickup truck has been released from jail.

Siaiku Lucky Aholelei posted $275,000 bond on Thursday, according to the state Department of Public Safety website.

Aholelei is charged with manslaughter and first-degree negligent homicide for the death of 66-year-old Cenon Visaya of Keaau on Sept. 27. The crash occurred on Highway 11 near the entrance to Kamehameha Schools-Hawaii.

He’s been ordered to appear for arraignment and plea before Hilo Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura on Oct. 14 at 8 a.m.

 

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