Maui woman fatally run over by truck while sunbathing

Police are investigating whether speed, drugs or alcohol were involved.

Maui woman fatally run over by truck while sunbathing
A woman was sunbathing on a small grassy hill at Hookipa beach park when she was run over by a truck. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

HAIKU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A woman is dead after a truck drove over a small grass hill at Maui’s Hookipa Beach and ran her over as she sunbathed.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday.

The victim, 49-year-old Pascale Lelan of Paia, was taken to the hospital where she later died.

The truck was driven by a 20-year-old man from Haliimaile. He was not injured.

Police are investigating whether speed, drugs or alcohol were involved.

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