Maui Man, Horse Killed in Car Crash

KULA (KHNL) -- A 77-year-old man was killed in an early car accident when his car struck a horse on Kula Highway.

It happened Monday at 4:43 a.m., five miles south of mile post 14.

Maui police say Frank Williamson was driving towards Ulupalakua when he hit the horse, which was in the roadway.

Both Williamson and the horse died at the scene.

It is unknown if Williamson was wearing a seat belt.

Police are investigating whether alcohol, speed and drugs are involved.

This is Maui's third traffic fatality this year and the second for the month of February.