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Small plane crashes in California


WASHINGTON (Circa) — A small plane has crashed in Agoura Hills, California near Los Angeles.

The crash was first reported at 4:45 p.m. eastern time. Los Angeles County Fire Department is currently responding to the scene, KABC-TV reports.

Both directions of the 101 Highway have been shutdown as a result of what happened.

In a tweet, California Highway Patrol says, "SIGALERT IN AGOURA HILLS: EB AND WB US-101 AT LIBERTY CANYON RD., ALL LANES ARE CLOSED FOR AN UNKNOWN DURATION DUE TO A COLLISION" A separate tweet from the organization says they are diverting traffic away from the scene.

"Traffic is being diverted off the 101 northbound (also referred to as west) at Lost Hills and southbound (also referred to as east) at Liberty Canyon. Please avoid the area. Please keep the shoulders clear for emergency vehicles," the highway patrol said.

KNBC-TV reports the plane's wing was on fire and draped over the highway's center divider. The news outlet also reports the back end of the plane was missing.

This is a developing story.

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