Maui police arrested a 20-year-old Kihei man Monday in connection with the fatal hit-and-run crash that killed 16-year-old Hannah Simmons.
The driver was arrested on suspicion of accidents involving serious bodily injury or death and second-degree negligent homicide. He was released pending further investigation, according to a news release from the Maui Police Department.
Police seized a blue 2007 Ford F-250 pick up truck.
On the night of Nov. 27, police said the 20-year-old man was traveling on Kaiwahine Street and made a left turn onto Piilani Highway when the vehicle struck Simmons of Kihei who was in a marked crosswalk.
The driver fled the scene. Simmons was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition and died from her injuries.