Motorcycle crash in Wailuku leaves two dead

The Maui Police Dept. report that two people died early Friday morning at the scene of a lone motorcycle crash on Lower Main Street in Wailuku.

At approximately 1:51 a.m., a Black 1998 Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling south failed to negotiate a left bend in the roadway and crashed into the raised curb.

The male operator and female passenger were ejected from the motorcycle as a result of the crash and sustained fatal injuries where they were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Following the notification of next of kin, they have been identified as Timothy Stephen Herring, 31, of Wailuku and Rebekah C. Booth, 23, of Kahului.

They were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

The involvement of speed, drugs, and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is ongoing.

This is Maui County’s 23rd traffic fatality for 2015, as compared to 21 at this time last year.

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