Hundreds of mourners shared their thoughts about the tragedy on the social networking site, Facebook. Some of the comments follow.
Nikki Davis: It's amazing that this page already has over 3000 likes....... just goes to show you how a community can come together in the face of tragedy. I already posted, but I am so troubled by this, and pray tonight for the families of these boys. what a sad day. :(
Jamie Ward Smith: My heart breaks for the families if these boys. My thoughts and prayers are with you are
Thomas Higgins: I just watched the sun set over what has to be the saddest day this summer. For a group of parents, whom I do not know, it has got to be the lowest point in their lives. I can't ease your pain, but ... damn, I'm feeling it.
Helen O'Connell Quillen: My Heart and Prayers are with every family of these wonderful children.....I know that God will open his arms for them and will comfort family and friends through this. God Bless and Rest in Peace!
Ashley Corbitt: i didn't not know these young boys but as a parent myself i can only imagine how thier families feel... my prayers and condolence goes out 2 their families its such a tragic that this had 2 happen... i pray that each family will stay strong through this time of grief...
David J. Greenspun: Our lives are forever changed. You will never be forgotten.
Sharon Mickie McMullen: My dear friend Allison lost her nephew Casey in this tragic accident. My thoughts & prayers go out to his parents, John & Lynn and their entire family as well as all the families & friends of those lost.
Michelle Breccia: My prayers go out to all the families...My hearts hurts for you all today..
Betty Palmer: Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." At this very difficult time, we pray that you can find strength in the memories your loved ones left with you.
Lissa Brown McCracken: Can't even describe the feeling i have, dont know any of the boys or families but this is such a devastating loss .. my family to yours, our prayers !!
Joe Palmer: Thoughts and prayers go out to all the family and friends of these young students and the Mustang community!
Karen Kessler Kandy Cottrill: This is a shock to the entire community. My deepest prayers go out to the families and friends of these boys that were killed and injured in this horrific accident. As a mother and grandmother it is hard to imagine the heartbreak that you are going through. God give all of you comfort and strengthen you for the days ahead. RIP
Amanda Blizzard: My deepest condolences to the friends and families of the four young men who passed away today. South jersey is such a small place, so many people are touched by this. Know that the entire community is sending their thoughts and prayers tonight, hoping the boys' loved ones find comfort and strength in this terrible time of loss...
Diana Ruth: Make sure when you tuck your children into bed...no matter how old the may be..tell them how much you love them and hug and kiss them good night....<<33. God bless and many prayers for the families and friends of the boys...
Salvatore Spena: May god shine his love and wisdom on these men and their families ...RIP...
Jake Blumberg: The four people that died today were some of the most goodhearted people i have ever met. let us absolve them of anything that they have done that could be misconstrued as wrong. we will all remember and measure these people by the size of their hearts and the goodness that they held. rest in peace dean casey ed and nick we love you boys
Deborah Gill Starr: RIP Nick Connor....gone too soon....your friends and family will miss you terrible...My prayers go out to the families and to Nick's family....so sad...Life is short...embrace it...
Ciara Ashley: My mind still isnt grasping the fact that you guys are gone.. rest in peace boys you'll always be missed. forever mustangs.?
Debi Moss: Our souls are stunned, Our hearts are broken, Our eyes are tired, We will all pray, We will all rembember 4 wonderful young men, As of 8/20/11 as a community we will never forget. RIP you will be missed.