Makawao man who died in crash identified

Published On: Mar 03 2014 11:29:37 AM HST

Audie Pascual

WAILUKU, Hawaii -

Maui County police have released the name of the 55-year-old man who died in a crash in Makawao on Saturday.

The man was identified as William Kennedy Lyon from Makawao.

Police say Lyon was riding a motorcycle heading northbound on Baldwin Avenue at around 12:50 p.m. when a car going in the opposite direction crossed the center line and crashed into his motorcycle.

Lyon was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center where he later died.  The driver of the car, a 69-year-old man from Makawao, was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

This is Maui County's second traffic fatality of the year compared to one at this time last year.

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