On September 21 Benito Balderaz was killed in a tragic wreck on Highway 33 near the Kings-Fresno County line. According to reports Balderaz was driving north on Highway 33 when he crossed the middle line directly into the path of a big rig truck. His car hit the big rig head-on. Balderaz died as a result of the accident. Hugh Forster, the driver of the big rig, was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno with moderate injuries.