Pedestrian dead after being hit on Hana Highway

Pedestrian dead after being hit on Hana Highway

KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - On Saturday at approximately 7:15 p.m. a pedestrian was involved in a motor vehicle collision on the Hana Highway in Kahului.

The victim, a 44-year-old male with no local address, was not in a marked crosswalk at the time of the collision and was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

He later succumbed to his injuries.

The operator of the vehicle, a 44-year-old male from Kailua, Hawaii and a 44-year-old female passenger from Honolulu, Hawaii were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured in the collision.

The name of the pedestrian is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.

The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is ongoing.

This is Maui County's 18th traffic fatality for 2015 as compared to 17 at this time last year.

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