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One killed, four hurt and chain-reaction crash on Maui

PUKALANI, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) - A four-car pileup on Maui has claimed the life of 96-year-old Masami Nikaido of Pukalani and left four others injured.  Police say the crash happened on Haleakala Highway near the Keahua junction Sunday at around 10:20 AM.

A Kahului woman driving a van rear-ended Nikaido's car which then smashed into two more cars. Nikaido died at the hospital.

Four other people were reportedly injured in the accident. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. It is unknown if speed or alcohol were factors.

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