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Near-Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Kahului Airport

August 4, 2011, 7:25 AM HST
* Updated August 4, 4:37 PM
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By Wendy Osher

Photo by Wendy Osher.

A near-fatal motorcycle accident was reported near Kahului Airport early this morning.

According to Maui police, a 31-year-old Kihei man was operating the 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle involved in the crash.  The man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident and suffered life-threatening injuries.

The single-vehicle accident was reported at around 1:48 a.m. on Lelepio St.

Maui police say alcohol, drugs and speed are being considered as factors in the crash.

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