Motorcyclist dies following crash


WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A Kula man who crashed his motorcycle in Pukalani died from his injuries.

Russell Szabo, 50, died Friday at Kaiser Medical Center on Oahu.

Maui police said Szabo and a passenger shortly after 7 p.m. June 7 were driving north on Old Haleakala Highway, when Szabo lost control of the motorcycle, crossed the centerline and struck a curb.

The 45-year-old female passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Maui Memorial Medical Center.

Szabo was transported to Maui Memorial and eventually Oahu.

Police say neither Szabo nor his passenger wore helmets.

The fatality is Maui County’s 13th this year. The island had eight at this time last year.

 

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