Lahaina man dies in Motorcycle Crash
A Lahaina man suffered fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon.
The man, identified as 24-year-old Joshua V. Thurman, was traveling north on the Honoapiilani Highway at around 5:33 p.m., when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating and collided into the concrete and steel guardrails just past Kapunakea Street.
Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the crash. The operator was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.
The accident was the 5th traffic fatality on Maui County roads this year.
(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009)