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MAKENA ACCIDENT IS MAUI’S 23RD FATALITY THIS YEAR

December 29, 2008, 12:46 PM HST
* Updated January 5, 12:08 PM
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One man suffered fatal injuries following a head on collision in Makena this morning.  64-year-old Patrick Gibson died at the scene.  The accident was reported at 6:19 a.m. on Makena Alanui Drive, south of the Makena Road intersection.  Gibson was driving a van towards Kihei when he lost control, crossed the centerline, and collided into a Ford Ranger headed in the opposite direction.  The 56-year-old Kahului man driving the truck, was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center where he was treated and released.  The accident was the 23rd traffic fatality on Maui county roads this year.

(Posted:  Monday, December 29, 2008 by Wendy Osher)

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