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.
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
Woman dies in car crash involving train on Detroit's east side

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