Gonzales woman killed in head-on collision

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Gonzales woman died Saturday after being in a head-on collision on La. Highway 22 in St. Amant.

Danielle Smith, 45, was driving westbound around 3:30 p.m. when another vehicle heading eastbound crossed the center line and struck her car.

Smith was properly restrained but still sustained fatal injuries. The other driver, who was also properly restrained, sustained moderate injuries, according to Louisiana State Police.

Toxicology samples were taken from both drivers as part of an ongoing investigation.

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