Kula woman arrested, charged with Kahului crash that killed 19-year-old

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Maui Police have arrested a Kula woman related to a crash in Kahului on June 23, 2019. Twenty-three-year-old Lynsey Jio was arrested on a grand jury indictment.

In the early morning of Sunday, June 23, 2019 Jio was traveling south on Kuihelani Highway in the wrong lane. Jio’s Subaru Forester collided head-on into a 2003 Honda Civic carrying 19-year-old Hannah Brown of Wailuku. Brown died at the scene. Jio was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Jio has been charged with manslaughter, drunk driving, excessive speeding and reckless driving. Her bail has been set at $100,000.

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