Woman dead after head-on collision in St. Charles Parish

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ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. -- A New Orleans woman is dead after a crash early Sunday morning.

Louisiana State Police said 45-year-old Holly Hunter died in a wreck on LA 3127 west near LA 3141.

Troopers said Arnold was driving a Honda SUV around 1 a.m. when it collided with a Nissan Altima head-on. Arnold was not wearing a seat belt, according to State Police, and was ejected from her vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Altima, 25-year-old Gabrielle Smith of Boutte, was brought to an area hospital with critical injuries.

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State Police said impairment is unknown and toxicology tests are still pending. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.