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Motorcycle, tanker truck involved in fatal Maui accident

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A man in his late 20s is dead after his motorcycle collided with a tanker truck on Wednesday night on the Haleakala Highway.

29-year-old Kaula Ka'auamo of Haiku, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene of the crash and the operator of the tanker truck, a 37-year-old Kahului man, did not suffer any injuries.

According to Maui police, the motorcycle was traveling east on Haleakala Highway attempting to negotiate a turn in the road when it collied with the tanker truck.

Police are still investigating whether or not alcohol, speed or drugs were a factor.

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