Woman dies in Fort Wayne head-on crash

One woman was killed in a head-on crash in Fort Wayne on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. (Provided Photo/WANE)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A woman is dead after an overnight crash on Fort Wayne’s north side.

Officers were called to West Dupont Road, between Lima and Coldwater around 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning.

According to police at the scene, a car heading east struck an SUV heading west. The woman driving the car died at the scene. A woman driving the SUV was seriously hurt and was taken to the hospital.

Police told 24-Hour News 8’s sister station, WANE, that alcohol appears to have played a role in the crash.

West Dupont Road was closed to traffic while officers investigated the crash.