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Six Immigrant Construction Workers Still Missing After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

HeadlineMar 27, 2024

Authorities in Maryland fear six missing construction workers died on Tuesday when the Francis Scott Key Bridge partially collapsed after a massive cargo ship crashed into a support column. Just prior to the accident, the crew on the 95,000-ton cargo ship sent an urgent mayday call after the ship lost power possibly due to contaminated fuel. The warning gave authorities on land the chance to limit bridge traffic. But eight construction workers were still on the bridge, where they had been fixing potholes. Only two of the workers were rescued on Tuesday. The missing workers include a Salvadoran father of three named Miguel Luna, a Honduran father of two named Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval, two Guatemalan men and at least one Mexican national. We’ll have more on this story later in the show.

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