Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run in Kahului
On Friday, November 25, 2016 at approximately 7:54 p.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred at Pulehu Road south of Hookele Street in Kahului. The collision occurred as a vehicle traveling on Pulehu Road collided into a pedestrian walking near the east shoulder of the roadway.
The vehicle involved fled the area. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was found dead at the scene.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the vehicle involved is possibly a white 1995-2001 model Ford Explorer which sustained front end damages.
The pedestrian has since been identified, following the notification of next of kin, as 30 year-old Destiny Delima of Kahului.
The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is on-going.
This is Maui County’s 22nd traffic fatality for 2016 as compared to 21 the same time last year.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Maui Police Department at (808)244-6400.