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Semi Truck and Pickup Crash Head-on in Kings County, on Highway 43

December 12, 2014- A fatal semi truck collision took place in Kings County, on Friday.  The big rig accident occurred on Highway 43, south of Fargo Avenue.

A 60 year old driver, of a 2007 Chevy pickup truck was traveling southbound on Highway 43.  The Corcoran man attempted to pass a vehicle that was in front of him.  He crossed over the center line and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer that was headed north.

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The driver of the Chevrolet pickup was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  Jorge Sousa-Lima of Tulare, who was driving the semi truck, was not hurt in the incident.

The California Highway Patrol reported that Highway 43 will be closed from Fargo Avenue to 8 1/2 Avenue for two hours, for investigation and clean up of the wreckage.

If you would like this accident investigated further, please give me a call. Attorney John Rozier, your personal injury and wrongful death lawyer. I specialize in all types of vehicle collisions.  My office is located in Visalia, California, in Tulare County.  Let me help you. 559-713-0159 or online at