Moped driver dies in Maui crash

Published On: Nov 03 2013 09:40:00 AM HST
HAIKU, Hawaii -

A 36-year-old visitor died Saturday when the moped he was driving collided with another vehicle in Haiku, according to Maui County police.

Police say the moped driver was heading north on Kokomo Road about 10:40 Saturday night when he crossed a double-solid center line and collided with an Audi headed in the opposite direction.

The moped driver who is believed to be from Washington state was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. Three people in the Audi were not injured. Police are investigating whether speed, alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.

This is the 13th traffic fatality on Maui this year compared with 20 at this time last year.

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