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Small plane crashes into big rig at Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pilot was killed and a truck driver was injured when a small plane crashed into a big rig at a cargo terminal area in the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, authorities said.

The driver was taken to a hospital in serious condition, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart.

The crash occurred around noon. A small amount of fuel spilled on the ground by the wrecked aircraft was contained.

There were no immediate details about either victim.

The National Transportation Safety Board said it will investigate the crash of the Piper PA-32 aircraft.

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