A Kahului man died in an early morning industrial accident in Kihei. Maui Police say 61 year-old Paul Thomas Williams died after apparently being struck by an excavator on a job site in the Azeka Mauka Shopping Center parking lot near the South Kihei Road exit.
At 1:31 a.m. today, Maui Police, Fire and Paramedic crews responded to a call from the job site for a report of an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, cardiopulmonary resuscitation was started, but efforts to save Williams were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Their preliminary investigation revealed that the victim appears to have been struck by an excavator.
The official cause of death will be ruled following an autopsy on the man.