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One dead, two hurt in head-on crash on Kauai

KOLOA, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Kapaa man is dead and two other men are hurt after a head-on collision between two pick-up trucks on Kauai Tuesday night. It happened on Kaumualii Highway near the entrance to Kahili Mountain Park at around 10:15 PM.

According to police, a 31-year-old Omao man crossed the center line of the highway in his truck, hitting a second truck head-on. The driver of the second truck, a 32-year-old man from Kapaa, was killed. His passenger, a 27-year-old Kîlauea man, is in fair condition at Wilcox Hospital.

The Omao man is listed in serious condition at Wilcox Hospital.

The highway was closed for around five hours as police investigated the accident. This was the first fatal accident this year on Kauai.

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