Maui pedestrian dies in vehicle collision

LAHAINA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A pedestrian died Monday after being hit by a truck on Honoapiilani Highway, according to Maui Police.

The pedestrian, who sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene, was walking along the bicycle lane when the 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck hit him at approximately 11:54 p.m.

The truck driver is a 32-year-old man from Wailuku. He was traveling south of Hinau Street on the highway in Lahaina, police said.

It is unknown if speed and alcohol were factors, but the investigation will continue. This is Maui County's 16th fatality this year, as compared to 23 at the same time last year.

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