Baltimore bridge collapse victim Jose Mynor Lopez recovered Tuesday

Baltimore bridge collapse victim Jose Mynor Lopez recovered Tuesday
Baltimore bridge collapse victim Jose Mynor Lopez recovered Tuesday

The body of a sixth person from the March 26 Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse has been recovered from the Patapsco River, the Baltimore County Police Department said Tuesday.

The victim was identified as 37-year-old José Mynor López from Baltimore, the department wrote on https://twitter.com/BaltCoPolice/status/1787952839605592121.

The discovery comes after officials recovered the body of the fifth person who was killed in the collapse that occurred after a cargo ship lost power and rammed a support column of the bridge. All six construction workers who missing and presumed dead after the incident have been found.

“With heavy hearts, today marks a significant milestone in our recovery efforts and providing closure to the loved ones of the six workers who lost their lives in this tragic event,” Colonel Roland L. Butler, Jr., Superintendent of the Maryland Department of State Police, said in the news release.

Officials notified the victim’s family members after confirming their identification.

A total of eight construction workers were on the bridge when it collapsed − two were rescued, two were confirmed dead, and the rest were presumed dead.

 
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