Kalaheo man, 82, arrested in fatal pedestrian collision
Kauai police has arrested the driver of a sports-utility vehicle that struck and killed a 26-year-old Waimea woman on Saturday.
Robert Yount, 82, of Kalaheo was booked by police. He was released from custody on Saturday pending further investigation.
According to a preliminary police report, Jill Garnett was walking along the east-bound shoulder of Kaumuali'i Highway heading west when at around 8:55 a.m. she was struck by an east-bound SUV near the Kipu Road junction.
Yount was not injured in the collision.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Copyright 2013 by KITV All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.