On Monday at about 11:07 p.m. a 2014 Ford Focus sedan was traveling in the inner northbound lane on Kaahumanu Avenue just past the intersection of Kane Avenue in Kahului when it struck a pedestrian that was riding an electric skateboarding in the same lane of travel. 

The pedestrian was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He has yet to be identified.

The 19-year-old operator of the Ford Focus was not injured.

The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are unknown as the investigation is on going.

This is Maui County's 16th traffic fatality of 2018 as compared to 13 this same time last year.?


Kaahumanu Avenue between Kane Street and Lono Avenue is closed in the east bound direction due to a motor vehicle accident that occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

This story will be updated as details become available.