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Paraglider Dead in Accident on Crater Road

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Haleakala National Park, Maui Now file photo.

Haleakala National Park. Maui Now file photo.

By Wendy Osher

***An UPDATE is now posted at the following direct LINK.

A male paraglider is dead after a miscellaneous accident reported near mile marker 3.5 of Haleakalā Crater Road on Maui.

Kula firefighters responded to the incident at 6:37 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, and arrived on scene to find the 34-year-old man dead, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

Maui police temporarily closed Haleakalā Crater Road between 7 and 9:30 p.m. while they conducted an investigation.

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  • BB

    I hope its not Dexter.

  • Witness at scene

    It’s a Caucasian guy with a beard.

    • Friend of Paul

      Did you witness the actual accident?

  • Matt Holton

    Paul – We will miss you. You were one of my closest friends growing up – a kind souls and cheerful person. My heart goes to your whole family.

    • BB

      Which Paul??

      • Matt Holton

        Paul Macdonald

  • NOYFB

    What an absolutely sad and tragic accident. My condolences to his children and family. I only had the chance to know him briefly and he was a kind and gentle soul. He will be missed.

  • Brian Mcc

    My condolences. Tragic.

  • Kookamungus

    darwin award winner. rip


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