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Maui motorcyclist dies

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A motorcycle accident early this morning killed the lone operator. 

The crash happened on Kamehameha Avenue at School Street in Kahului, Maui.  Kamehameha Avenue between Lono Avenue and Kane Street was closed during the investigation.  

Maui police identified the man as 31 year old Sean P. Rosete of Kahului.  Police say Rosete was traveling southwest on Kamehameha highway when he lost control, veered off the right shoulder and slid onto roadway then ejecting him.  Rosete died at the scene.  Police say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of crash.

Alcohol and speed may be possible factors in this crash.  This is Maui County's 21st fatality in 2009 compared to 21 for the same time last year.

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