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36-year old dies after moped accident on Maui

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A 36-year old man is dead after fire officials say the moped he was driving collided with a car on Maui.

Officials say it happened just after 10:30 p.m. on Kokomo Road in Haiku near Lilikoi Road. They say the moped he was driving crossed the double solid center lines and collided with a car driven by a 43-year woman.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say he is believed to be from Washington. He was not wearing a helmet. 

Officials say the woman and her two occupants were all wearing seatbelts. 

The use of speed, alcohol and drugs are currently under investigation.

This is Maui's 13th traffic fatality this year compared to 20 at the same time last year.

 

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