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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, January 23, 2010

Motorcyclist killed in collision on Kauai

Advertiser Staff

A 46-year-old Lihue man died after his motorcycle was struck by a car on Kauai on Friday.

Police said the collision happened about 4 p.m. on Kaumualii Highway near the junction with Maluhia Road. The motorcyclist was east-bound on the highway when it was hit by a car turning left onto Maluhia Road, police said.
The man was taken to Wilcox Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
A 53-year-old Koloa woman who was driving the sedan was taken to Wilcox Hospital, where she was treated and released, police said.
Police closed one lane of Maluhia Road for more than two hours while they conducted their investigation. The lane was reopened at 6:15 p.m.