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Driver dead in single-car crash on Lanai

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LANAI (HAWAIINEWSNOW) -

A single-car crash on Keomoku Road at mile-marker 6.8 on Lanai has killed the woman in the lone occupant vehicle.

Maui police have identified the driver as 34-year-old Natasha Jenkins of Lanai.

Traffic investigators say Jenkins veered off the roadway, hit an embankment and the vehicle rolled over several times. Jenkins was ejected from the vehicle which came to a stop on top of her.

Jenkins was taken to Lanai Community Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are under investigation.

This is Maui County's 12 traffic fatality in 2016 as compared to 15 at this time last year.

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