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Woman killed in car vs. train accident

Police are investigating a fatal crash that involved a car and train. 

The accident happened on Byron Road near Monroe in Shiawassee County's Vernon Township on Monday.

Investigators say a car driven by 45-year-old Diane Cannon came to railroad crossing.

They say she disregarded the crossing gates and the Amtrak train hit her car.

She was the only person in the vehicle and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

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Woman killed in car vs. train accident

Tuesday, October 8 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

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