49-year-old woman killed when car gets struck by train on Detroit’s east side

Police say gold Nissan hit by train

A vehicle involved in a June 25, 2021, crash involving a train on Detroit's east side. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 49-year-old woman was killed Friday when her car was struck by a train on Detroit’s east side, police said.

The crash happened in the area of Kercheval Avenue and St. Jean, according to authorities.

Detroit police said the woman was driving a gold Nissan when it was hit by the train. She suffered fatal injuries, officials said.

Authorities continue to investigate.

The scene of a June 25, 2021, crash between a car and a train on Detroit's east side. (WDIV)
A train involved in a June 25, 2021, crash on Detroit's east side. (WDIV)
Woman dies in car crash involving train on Detroit's east side

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