State roundup for October 30
1 killed, 6 hurt in fiery collision
WAHIAWA, Oahu (AP) — One person was killed and six were injured in a fiery crash early Monday in Wahiawa on Oahu.
The three-vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight on Wilikina Drive. The person who died was in an SUV that burst into flames.
Honolulu Police Lt. Robert Towne says there were several cars pulled over and waiting out the tsunami when a white pickup truck, which witnesses said was traveling at a high rate of speed, crashed into the SUV.
The force of the impact pushed the SUV into a compact car and a truck. The driver of the truck was arrested.
Shark attacks woman on Maui
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A 51-year-old woman from California was attacked over the weekend by a shark off Makena Landing Beach Park on Maui.
The beaches near the park were closed Saturday afternoon after the shark attacked the woman when she was about 20 yards from shore.
The shark was estimated to be between 10 and 12 feet long. The woman suffered puncture wounds to her right inner thigh and lacerations to the front and back of her right hand from pushing the shark away.
She was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition.
Woman struck, killed on Maui
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A 21-year-old woman died at Maui Memorial Medical Center after she was hit while walking on the dirt shoulder of a road in Kahului.
Devon King and another woman were struck Sunday evening by a large SUV driven by a 19-year-old Kahului woman. The SUV was traveling east on Vevau Street and left the road, striking the two women who were walking on the dirt shoulder.
Both women were taken to the medical center.
Woman dies as car goes off cliff
HONOLULU (AP) — A 56-year-old woman died after her car plunged 150 feet over a cliff in Honolulu.
The woman’s SUV went through a steel rail Monday morning at the end of a dead-end street and over a cliff, coming to rest in Nuuanu Streams.
Beaches were closed one mile to the north and one mile to the south of where the woman was attacked while ocean safety officials evaluated the situation.
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