Both backseat passengers died at the scene of the crash. Kylie Hope Lindsey, 17, and Isabella Alise Chinchilla, 16, were students at South Paulding High School. Two others — Dillon Lewis Wall, 18, and Benjamin Alan Finken, 17, both of Douglasville — were injured and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Scott has not been charged in the crash. GSP has said it will turn over its findings from an investigation into the crash to the district attorney.
Scott declined to speak to Channel 2, but his attorney said the former trooper remains devastated and ready to serve.
“He just feels as if he was going to be a good councilmember before the accident,” attorney Max Pilgrim said. “He’ll be a good councilmember afterwards.”
A Buchanan City Council meeting planned Tuesday night was cancelled, but the mayor said it was not related to the recent election.