July 2, 2014- A car accident, leads to fatality, in Kings County, on Wednesday. The collision occurred near Hanford, California, on Highway 41, at about 7:30 PM.
The CHP reported that a 40 year old man, from Palmdale, was driving a 1987 Honda Civic, traveling south on Highway 41. While Armando Paz Rea, of Hanford, and his passenger Socorro Zepeda, were headed north on Highway 41, in a 1993 Honda Civic.
The driver of the 1987 Civic drifted into the northbound lane of traffic, while attempting to pass several cars in the southbound lane. Rea saw the Honda coming towards him, and tried to swerve out of the way, onto the right shoulder, but was too late. The two vehicles hit head-on.
The driver of the 1987 Honda was thrown from his automobile. He was fatally wounded and pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Armando Rea suffered major injuries and was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno. His passenger Zepeda sustained minor injuries.