Pilot killed when small cargo plane crashes in Texas

Authorities say the pilot of a small cargo airplane was killed in a plane crash in south Texas

VICTORIA, Texas -- One person was killed in the crash of a small cargo airplane in south Texas, authorities said.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the pilot was killed in the crash.

Houston TV station KHOU reported that the plane had been contracted to carry UPS packages. The company said in a statement that the crash did not involve a UPS aircraft or employees and that the plane had been traveling from Victoria to Houston.

Authorities didn't immediately release the pilot's name.