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Wailuku Woman Arrested in Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

January 20, 2016, 4:46 PM HST
* Updated February 19, 1:30 PM
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Dolly AI. Photo credit Maui Police Department.

Dolly Ai. Photo credit Maui Police Department.

A Wailuku woman was arrested as a suspect for allegedly operating a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Dairy Road in Kahului on Friday night.

Police say the suspect, identified as Dolly Ai, 44, was allegedly operating the truck at the time of the collision.

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at approximately 5:16 p.m., thanks to an anonymous tip received, police say the truck was located at a residence in Wailuku by officers from the Wailuku Patrol Division.

Ai was arrested for Accidents Involving Death or Serious Bodily Injury and was booked and released pending further investigation.

Background:

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On Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at approximately 9:24 p.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred on Dairy Road fronting the Maui Marketplace, 115 feet south of Ohekani Street in Kahului. The collision occurred as a pickup truck, traveling north on Dairy Road, collided into a pedestrian crossing westbound on Dairy Road.

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The pedestrian, identified as Adam Shane Riley originally from Oceanside, California, was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision and was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical, life-threatening, condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police say the pickup truck, a lifted gray single cab 4-wheel drive Toyota pickup truck, fled the scene of the accident.

*The public is reminded that the above information is provided by authorities, and all parties are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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