Woman and Two Children Identified as Victims of Fatal Amtrak Crash

Authorities have identified three people who were killed in a vehicle that collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Jupiter Saturday afternoon.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office identified the dead Sunday as 58-year-old Valery Jo Rintamaki of West Palm Beach; and 8-year-old Skyler Prestano and 10-year-old Trystan Prestano, both of Wellington.

Their exact relationship was not disclosed.

NBC affiliate WPTV-TV reports the crash happened at 2 p.m. near the 18000 block of Beeline Hwy. at the entrance to the Corbett Area.

The vehicle was on a crossing that has no gates but does have railroad signs.

Amtrak's Silver Star 92, which was traveling from Miami to New York, was scheduled to stop in the West Palm Beach train station at 1:27 p.m. and Okeechobee at 2:26 p.m.

An investigation continues into the crash.

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