By Jesse Sarles

(CBS4) – A single engine plane tried to make an emergency landing on Crossroads Boulevard in Loveland on Thursday morning and crashed. It happened near the Northern Colorado Regional Airport.

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Police say the 1958 Piper Cherokee lost power shortly after takeoff from Northern Colorado Regional Airport just before 7 a.m.

The plane ended up clipping a light pole and sheared off the left wing during an emergency landing. The plane finally landed on the shoulder of the street just west of Byrd Drive.

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The pilot was taken to the hospital and the passenger walked away from the crash.

No one on the ground was hurt.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Jesse Sarles