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Pedestrian Fatality: Man Struck by Sedan on South Kīhei Road

January 23, 2018, 8:00 PM HST
* Updated January 24, 5:41 AM
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A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident at the McDonald’s parking lot in Kīhei early Tuesday morning.

The incident was reported at 2:27 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

According to police reports, the collision occurred as a black 2013 Honda Civic four-door sedan traveling north on South Kīhei Road, made a left turn into the McDonald’s parking lot, collided into the curb at the entrance then struck a pedestrian.

Police say the driver and occupants of the vehicle exited and fled the scene on foot.

The adult male pedestrian was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center Emergency Room where he was pronounced dead.  Positive identification had not been made at last report.

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The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol has not been determined as the investigation is on-going.

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This was Maui County’s first traffic fatality for 2018, compared to two the same time last year.

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