On December 31 a woman was killed in a wrongful death accident near the intersection of Hickory Street and Foothill Avenue in Lindsay. According to reports the victim was driving her Toyota eastbound on Hickory Street when she stopped at a stop sign. She then turned left into the path of a GMC driven by Layton Blue. Blue applied the brake on his vehicle but was unable to stop in time. Blue was hospitalized with minor injuries and the driver of the Toyota was killed as a result of the accident. The identity of the driver of the Toyota has not been released.