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Visitor Sustains Head Injury, Struck by Small Rock While Seated in Convertible on Hāna Hwy

May 13, 2021, 5:33 AM HST
* Updated May 13, 8:30 AM
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Hāna Highway, file photo by Wendy Osher.

A visitor from South Carolina was treated by medic personnel on Maui after she sustained a head injury while seated as a passenger in an open-top convertible.

Police say the 32-year-old woman was struck by a softball-sized rock, which fell from the mountain in the area of Mile 39 on the Hāna Highway. The incident was reported at around 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Police say that at the time of the incident, the vehicle’s convertible top was down.

The woman was treated and released on scene by medics.

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