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An investigation continues this morning in Yolo County after two crop duster planes collided killing one of the pilots.
The planes collided in mid-air at around 7:45 a.m. Sunday morning on private property, according to the county sheriff's office. The crash happened about 3 miles east of Zamora.
Investigators say the pilot that survived was taken to a nearby hospital.
“Tragically, we did determine that one plane crashed, the pilot was declared dead at the scene the pilot of the second plane was able to make an emergency landing and taken to the hospital as a precaution,” said Charles Hoyt, sergeant with the Yolo County Sheriff’s.
The FAA and the national transportation safety board are investigating the incident.
The name of the pilot who died has not been released, pending notification of family.
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