Juan Filiberto Valdez Aguirre, keyboardist for the Disa Records act Brazeros Musical de Durango, died Monday after being hit by a pickup truck on the Mexico City-Queretaro highway. He was 28.

The group had been preparing for a promotional tour in Atlanta, where Brazeros Musical was to have performed Tuesday at a La Raza 102.3 FM festival.

Brazeros Musical de Durango has had six top 10 regional Mexican albums since 2004, including its most recent 2007 compilation, "La Abeja Miope y Muchos Exitos Mas." Other hit albums include "Volvio El Dolor," "Rosas Rojas" and "Romanticos Incurables."