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Woman dies after pickup truck runs off road in Upcountry Maui

A Makawao woman died Thursday after the pickup truck she was driving went off a road in Upcountry Maui.

Giuliana Johnson, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash about 1:40 p.m., Maui police said.

The 2001 Ford Ranger she was driving was traveling south on Pau Hana Road and failed to make it around a turn, went off the road and through a fence fronting a residence and struck an unoccupied vehicle, police said.

Police said Johnson was not wearing her seat belt and the vehicle’s airbags did not deploy. Police said speed is suspected as a factor in the crash.

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