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Maui police investigating after fatal accident in Kahului

Courtesy: Maui Watch Courtesy: Maui Watch
Courtesy: Maui Watch Courtesy: Maui Watch
KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Police are investigating after a man died when he was struck by a car in Kahului.

Maui police say the 46-year-old man was walking on Hana Highway near Hookele Street when he was struck by a car around 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, but was later pronounced dead.

Traffic investigators say the 21-year-old driver, a Wailuku resident, veered to the right to avoid crashing into the car in front of him that had slowed in traffic.

Officials have not confirmed if speed, alcohol, and drugs were factors in the crash.

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