One dead, one seriously injured, after small plane collides with semi truck

A plane crash involving a semi truck has killed one person and left another with major injuries, according to California authorities.

The crash occurred around noon on Friday in San Pedro, California.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, a single engine plane crashed into a semi truck in the port area at Terminal Island.

Firefighters said that the pilot “is sadly beyond medical help and determined deceased on scene.”

The person in the semi truck is said to have suffered severe injuries and has been taken to a hospital.

An investigation into how the crash occurred is underway.