FOX 66 News at Ten
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.
Copyright 2013 WNEM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.
Tuesday, October 8 2013, 09:53 AM EDT
National News Headlines
|New York school fires varsity football coach 2 days after game was halted because of brawl|
|Officials in an upstate New York school district have fired the head coach of the varsity football team after his players got into a brawl with opposing players during last weekend's game.|
|Methodist judicial panel to hear appeal over minister who officiated at gay son's wedding|
|A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.|
|Judge to hold hearing on whether 2nd preteen stabbing suspect is competent to stand trial|
|A Wisconsin judge is deciding whether one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally fit to stand trial.|
|Official Michael Brown autopsy reportedly reveals teen was shot at close range|
|The official autopsy of Michael Brown reveals that the Ferguson, Mo. teenager was shot at least once at close range, according to a published report.|
|AP-GfK Poll: 4 factors shaping the upcoming midterm election, and another that's not|
|Someone has to win.|
|Jurors shown gruesome crime-scene photos at opening of Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial|
|Jurors at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias saw a series of gruesome photos that showed her boyfriend's dead body crammed into a shower at his house with his throat slit.|
|Ohioan due home after surprise release from North Korea; US still pressing for 2 others|
|News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight.|
|Accused Indiana serial killer's violent past raises questions for authorities|
|With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.|
|Judge to hear Colorado man's plea agreement in teacher's killing in Bakken oil patch|
|A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch.|
|Indiana man who confessed to killing 7 women showed signs of violence a decade earlier|
|A man who police say has confessed in the killing of seven women in northwestern Indiana is scheduled to make his first court appearance in the deaths.|