South Fulton police on Tuesday identified the three victims as Lidonda Carter, 40, Sant'Ania McDowell McDowell, 18, and Mackenzie Mack, 16.
The driver, who survived, was identified as Doreen Carter by Channel 2. She was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. Channel 2 reported that she is Sant'Ania McDowell’s mother.
A vigil was scheduled for Tuesday night.
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“They tried to beat the train,” Jett told Channel 2. “I just wish they would have never tried to beat that train.”
The South Fulton Police Department is leading an investigation into the crash.
No one on the train was injured, according to CSX.
“CSX appreciates the swift response by local emergency personnel and extends its thoughts to those impacted by this tragic event,” a spokesman for the company said Monday in a statement.