GARY | A 54-year-old woman was injured Wednesday when her car was hit by a train as she tried to drive around crossing gates, police said.
The woman's injuries were not life-threatening, Gary police Cpl. Gabrielle King said.
The woman was driving south on Burr Street when she came to the train tracks by 29th Avenue about noon Wednesday, King said. The gates were down, but the woman did not see the train coming and tried to pull around the gates, King said.