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Industrial accident kills man in Kahului

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Photo Courtesy: Asa Ellison Photo Courtesy: Asa Ellison
KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

One person was killed in a Kahului industrial accident Tuesday morning.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. at the Caterpillar Heavy Equipment Dealership at 470 Hana Highway.

Maui Emergency Medical officials say a man was killed after being crushed by a crane, which had fallen over on its side.

Maui police have identified the victim as 62-year-old Ronald Nakasone.

Police say Nakasone was operating the crane when it tilted to one side "crushing him beneath it as he moved equipment within the company baseyard."

We will have more on this developing story tonight on Hawaii News Now at 5 p.m.

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