Hawaii Cop, Jody Buddemeyer, Arrested After Cyclist Killed

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) – A 30-year-old military officer on Hawaii’s Big Island was arrested and placed on executive leave after he strike with his automobile and killed a bicyclist visiting from Michigan.

Hawaii Island military officer Jody Buddemeyer was arrested on guess of inattentive carnage in tie with a genocide Sunday morning of Jeffrey Sunow, 63, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, according to West Hawaii Today, a journal in Kailua-Kona.

Buddemeyer, who was indifferent to a South Kohala district, was expelled after his arrest. There is no write inventory for him in Hawaii, and he could not be reached for criticism Monday.

The bicyclist was found fibbing face down nearby a badly shop-worn bicycle on a shoulder of Waikoloa Road, authorities said.

Sunow died during a scene, first-responders said. He was announced passed during North Kohala Community Hospital, where a physique was taken.

Buddemeyer reported a pile-up shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday, according to authorities.

The Office of Professional Standards is conducting an executive investigation, that is customary after any deadly occurrence involving an officer, military said.

The eastward line of Waikoloa Road was sealed for several hours following a collision.

The collision occurred on a notoriously dangerous widen of a road, a Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. A high slip where a pile-up occurred follows a hook in a road.

“There’s no curb,” behaving West Hawaii Fire Battalion Chief John Whitman said. “It’s really vulnerable if you’re roving a bicycle.”

The rising object would expected have been in both men’s eyes during a time, Whitman said.

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