(10/08/13) - A 45-year old Lennon woman is dead after her car was hit by a train in Shiawassee County.
It happened Monday night around 10 on Byron Road in Vernon Township.
The Shiawassee County Sheriff's office says Diane Cannon drove around the crossing gates, which were down.
An Amtrak train slammed into her car. She died at the scene.
No one on the train was hurt.
Police say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
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