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Woman suffers critical injuries following apparent boating accident in Maui canoe race

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KAPALUA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Around 9 a.m. Saturday morning a woman in her sixties was critically injured after an apparent boating accident in waters off D.T. Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua.

Officials say the woman was reportedly injured after she was caught in the propellers of a boat.

Ocean Safety personnel performed CPR and life-saving efforts until paramedics arrived.

The woman was then taken to the Napili Park where she was flown to the Maui Memorial Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The woman, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, was a participant in the Pailolo Challenge outrigger canoe race from Maui to Molokai.

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