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Woman dies after 2-car crash Saturday night in St. Louis County

Laquita Gandy, 45, was taken to a local hospital and later died from injuries sustained in the crash.
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A woman died in the hospital after a crash on Saturday in north St. Louis County. 

The crash happened shortly before 11:50 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Halls Ferry Road and Vaile Avenue, St. Louis County police said.

Police said a Buick Lacrosse driven by a man was traveling north on Halls Ferry Road approaching Vaile Avenue when the vehicle crossed into southbound traffic and struck a Hyundai Sonata traveling south. 

The driver of the Sonata, 45-year-old Laquita Gandy of Florissant, was taken to a local hospital and later died from her injuries, St. Louis County police said. 

The male driver of the Lacrosse suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210. To remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. 

This is a developing story. 5 On Your Side will update information as it is confirmed. 

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