It happened at Walnut Avenue and Shaffer Road in Winton around 7:30 Thursday morning.
The C.H.P. said a woman driving a silver Oldsmobile car pulled out in front of a pick-up truck. The man driving the truck had no time to react and broadsided the car, knocking it into an orchard.
The woman driving the car died from her injuries. The driver of the pick-up truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.