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Police on the hunt for the truck that killed a Maui womanUPDATED 6:42 PM HST Apr 16, 2014Video Transcript
A Maui family in grief, and police on the hunt tonight after a deadly hit and run ... Good evening, I'm Yunji de Nies. And I'm Paula Akana. Maui police are enlisting YOU... As they look for help finding the driver of a truck that struck and killed a 51 year old Maui woman. 24:22-24:32 MY MOM WAS A REALLY BUBBLY AND TALKATIVE PERSON SHE REALLY LOVED US. Brent Deardorff ---an artist living in the lake tahoe area-- describing his mom-- 51 year old Viki Deardorff. The mother of five was struck and killed just after 11pm while walking on Piilani Highway. The driver of the truck that hit Deardorff fled the scene. But police say it left behind enough evidence to tell them what kind of truck they're looking for: Looking for a 2012-2014 Toyota Tacoma truck bronze or khaki in color Damage to front passenger grille, fender and headlight area. Maui police are hoping the public--- especially auto repair shops will keep a look out: 2:58 WE'RE HOPING THAT PEOPLE GONNA COME FORWARD I MEAN it's a NEW TRUCK THEY'RE GONNA WANT TO GET IT FIXED AND ITS GOING TO BE OBVIOUS If you know anything about the truck call Maui Police--- Dispatch244- 6400 or MPD's Vehicle Homicide Unit at 244-6347. As police investigate .... Brent Deardorff prepares to return home to be with his family. With this messageto the driver. 35;31-35:42 YOU'RE CAUSING ALOT OF PEOPLE ALOT OF PAIN WHAT YOU DID. YOUR NOT GOING TO GET AWAY WITH IT---- . This is Maui's 6th traffic fatality in 11 days. Maui police are asking people to slow down--- drive responsibly--- and be aware of your surroundings.