On Friday, December 12, 2014, a big rig accident leads to fatality, in Kings County. The semi truck crash happened on Highway 43, and killed a 60 year old Corcoran man.
A 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by the victim, was headed south on Highway 43. He crossed over the center line of the highway, to attempt to pass a vehicle in front of him.
The Chevy hit a semi truck driven by Jorge Sousa-Lima of Tulare, that was traveling north on the roadway. The two vehicles crashed head-on, in the northbound lane.
The Corcoran man was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. Sousa-Lima was not injured.