WEST MAUI, HI – Authorities have released new details regarding a fatal bicycle accident that occurred on Tuesday morning, reports Hawaii News Now.
The man killed in the incident has now been identified as 62-year-old Bryan Harnden of Lahaina.
An investigation found that he was riding an electric bike and heading east across the Lahaina Bypass at the Honoapiʻilani Highway intersection at about 8:21 a.m. when he was struck by a southbound 1999 Toyota Tacoma.
Harnden was ejected onto the roadway and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time, police said.
The driver of the Toyota, a 28-year-old woman from Lahaina, stopped after the crash and stayed at the scene. Investigators said speed was not a factor in the incident, but the involvement of drugs and drugs has yet to be determined pending toxicology results.
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