On Monday at approximately 6:10 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on West Kuiaha Road north of Nahe Road in Haiku.
The crash occurred when a black 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling north on West Kuiaha Road, drifted onto the right shoulder and collided into the guardrail. The operator of the motorcycle was ejected and struck the guardrail and the motorcycle continued traveling north into the opposing lane of travel before coming to a rest on the opposite side grass shoulder.
The operator of the motorcycle, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to officials, the operator of the motorcycle has since been identified as 64 year old Dean Line Sr. of Kahului.
The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are pending as the investigation is on-going.
This is Maui County’s 17th traffic fatality for 2017 as compared to 23 the same time last year.