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Lahaina man dies in Motorcycle Crash

March 28, 2009, 1:30 AM HST
* Updated December 29, 5:16 PM
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A Lahaina man suffered fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon.

The man, identified as 24-year-old Joshua V. Thurman, was traveling north on the Honoapiilani Highway at around 5:33 p.m., when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating and collided into the concrete and steel guardrails just past Kapunakea Street.

Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the crash.  The operator was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

The accident was the 5th traffic fatality on Maui County roads this year.

(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009)

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