57-year-old man dies on Maui after losing control of vehicle near Piilani Highway
A 57-year-old man on Maui died Wednesday morning after he drove his pickup truck off a cliff in Kahikinui.
According to Maui Police, John Smith of Kaupo failed to make a turn on Piilani Highway and lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle crashed about 200 feet below into Manawainui Gulch and officers report that Smith was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Police are still investigating the incident, the 12th traffic fatality in Maui this year compared to five last year.