Eighteen-year old James Black of 519 Buchanan was killed in an automobile accident Saturday near Santa Maria. No details of the accident were available. Black, a native-born Taftian, attended local schools and was employed by the West Kern Water District as a maintenance man. He is survived by his father, Irvin B. Black of Tillamook, Oregon; his mother, Mrs. Millie Black and two brothers, Kenneth and Joseph, all of Los Alamos; and uncle, Ernest Woods of Taft and other relatives. Graveside services will be held tomorrow at 10a.m. in the West Side District Cemetery.