Details emerged Friday on some of the 84 people who died when a truck plowed into revelers who had gathered on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice for annual Bastille Day celebrations. French nationals and a number of foreigners were killed.
The U.S. State Department confirmed that two Americans were among the dead in the terror attack Thursday night.
They were identified as Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son, Brodie, from Austin, Texas, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
“We are heartbroken and in shock over the loss of Brodie Copeland, an amazing son and brother who lit up our lives, and Sean Copeland, a wonderful husband and father,” the family said in a statement, according to the newspaper. “They are so loved.”
Hill Country Baseball club wrote in a Facebook post: "You are in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers. Rest in peace, Brodie and Sean, you will be remembered by many."
Fatima Charrihi, a Muslim, was one of the dead, French media reported. Her son Hamza told L'Express: "She was the first victim. My brother tried to resuscitate her, but doctors told us she died on the spot.
"All I can say is she wore a veil and practiced Islam in the proper way. A real Islam, not the terrorists' version," he said, according to the BBC
Jean-Marc Leclerc, the assistant head of the Nice border police, also died, BBC reported.
Officials in Berlin said a German teacher and two students who were on a school trip were killed.
Linda Casanova, 54, from Agno Ticino in Switzerland, was also among the dead, her brother Ivano Casanova said, according to the Independent.
A female Russian citizen died and another is in the hospital, Russian authorities told the Rossiya 24 TV channel, according to the TASS news agency.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin tweeted that one Ukrainian was killed and another was injured.
The Armenian foreign ministry also said one of its citizens was killed.