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Pedestrian dies after hit and run in Kahului

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KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

On Friday at 9:24 p.m. Maui Police say a hit and run occurred at Dairy Road fronting Maui Market Place in Kahului leaving one man dead.

The man was hit by a pickup truck that fled the area headed continuing north on Dairy Road.  The truck is described as a midsize pickup which sustained front end damages and a broken headlight.

The man, a 41-year-old with no local address, was taken to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The man was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

Police are still investigating whether speed, drugs and alcohol were a factor in the crash.

This is Maui County’s first traffic fatality for 2016 as compared to no fatalities at this time last year.

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