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Police say Hawaii zip line accident leaves 1 man dead, another man injured
HILO, Hawaii (AP) ' An accident during a test run of a Hawaii zip line has left a Maui man dead and an Ohio man injured.
Hawaii Police Department spokeswoman Chris Loos says the victim died while riding the zip line and the other man was injured when the line's tower fell Wednesday morning.
Police say the two men were doing work at the attraction north of Hilo on the Big Island after the operator, KapohoKine Adventures, received complaints that the zip line was too slow. KITV reports the attraction had been open for one week.
KapohoKine Adventures declined to comment about the accident.