Haiku man dies in Maui motorcycle crash
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Haiku man dies in Maui motorcycle crash

  • WENDY OSHER / MARCH 2017 FILE PHOTO

    A 56-year-old man died Friday in a single motorcycle crash near Haleakala National Park, Maui police said.

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A 56-year-old man died Friday in a single motorcycle crash near Haleakala National Park, Maui police said.

Police identified the man as David Garrett, of Haiku.

Garrett was driving a 2004 Suzuki 650 Dual Sport motorcycle southbound on Haleakala Highway when he crossed the center line and struck a metal sign post in the center grass island at the intersection with Haleakala Crater Road, police said.

Garrett died at the scene of the crash, which occurred at about 12:15 p.m.

It was Maui’s 13th traffic fatality this year compared with seven at this time last year.

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