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Maui police looking for driver involved in hit-and-run

The Maui Police Department is searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Monday, March 4, 2019 shortly after midnight that killed a pedestrian.

The body of 41 year old James Mallobox was found lying in the northbound lane of Wailea Alanui Drive after apparently being struck by a vehicle that was traveling in the same direction between 12 and 12:15 a.m. James Mallobox sustained fatal injuries and was determined to have died at the scene. A second vehicle that struck the lifeless body of James Mallobox stopped and the driver called police to report the collision.

Police are seeking any information that could assist in identifying the vehicle and/or driver involved in this traffic fatality. The vehicle involved would have front-end damage consistent with a collision. Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Maui Police Department’s Vehicle Homicide Unit at (808)244-6400.

The Maui Police Department relies greatly on the support of the community to help solve crimes and accomplish our law enforcement goals. If you are involved or have any information that can help bring closure to the family of James Mallobox, please come forward and contact the police.

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