South Fulton, GA – One Charged with Vehicular Homicide After Train Crash

South Fulton, GA (November 23, 2018) – Police in South Fulton say that a woman is now facing vehicular homicide charges after she was involved in a fatal train crash that killed her sister, teen daughter, and another teen.

Police investigated when Doreen Carter’s Impala collided with a train on Buffington Road after she attempted to beat it. Police say that she was acting recklessly.

The three who lost their lives were identified as 40-year-old Lidonda Carter, 18-year-old Santania McDowell, and 15-year-old Mackenzie Mack. Carter also suffered injuries, but they were not life-threatening.

A witness to the accident said that the train’s horn was blaring and the crossing arms were down when Carter approached the tracks.

If you have lost somebody close to you and you can show that another party acted in a reckless manner, you might have rights during this difficult time. We would like to extend our condolences to the family members who are suffering due to this accident and hope that they will be able to move forward and find comfort during this devastating time.

Train Accident in Georgia 

South Fulton, GA – One Charged with Vehicular Homicide After Train CrashThe National Transportation Safety Bureau says that, every 2 hours, somebody will be struck by a train, which can lead to serious injuries and even fatal results in the worst cases. Each year, nearly 1,000 people across the U.S. will lose their lives in these horrific accidents. Almost all of these accidents can be prevented.

At the Nye Law Group, we want you to understand that losing a loved one might be one of the most traumatic things you have ever experienced, but you never stand alone. If somebody has acted in a reckless manner and you can show that it led to the loss of life of your loved one, we want you to know that you have many options and we are here for you. Please do not hesitate to contact us today if you are struggling after somebody has been taken from you too soon, and reach us today at 912-200-5230.

Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.

Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.

 

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