Makawao motorcyclist killed in Wailuku

WAILUKU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Makawao man was killed after he crashed his motorcycle early Tuesday morning.

According to the Maui Police Department, the crash happened at 5:02 a.m. in the vicinity of the intersection of Waiale Rd and East Waiko Rd in Wailuku.

Officials say the 42- year-old Sean West lost control of his a 2011 Harley-Davidson, ran the roadway and slammed into a pile of boulders. Police say he was not wearing a helmet.

This is Maui's 13th fatality this year compared to 10 the same time last year.

This is the 4th motorcycle fatality on Maui this year.

Speed and alcohol are being looked at in this investigation.

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