Campbell woman advances on American Idol

Campbell – A local woman is getting national attention following a television appearance. 24 year-old Kayla Hatfield of Campbell has advanced to the next round of American Idol after appearing on the show's season premiere this week.

Hatfield is no stranger to overcoming odds, after surviving a car accident when she was 18 that left her without one eye and a disfigured face. She sang Janis Joplin's Piece of My Heart in her audition, and will now go to Hollywood for the show's second round.