Bal­ti­more bridge col­lapse: Six miss­ing vic­tims pre­sumed dead

Baltimore bridge collapse: Six missing victims presumed dead

Six peo­ple are pre­sumed dead after the Fran­cis Scott Key Bridge in Bal­ti­more col­lapsed.
At approx­i­mate­ly 1:30 a.m., a 948-foot Sin­ga­pore-flagged con­tain­er ship called the Dali crashed into one of the bridge’s sup­port columns, caus­ing it to col­lapse. Six peo­ple are miss­ing, though U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Shan­non Gilreath announced in a Tues­day news con­fer­ence that they are pre­sumed to be dead.

Parts of the Fran­cis Scott Key Bridge remain after a con­tain­er ship col­lid­ed with one of the bridge’s sup­ports, Tues­day, March 26, 2024, in Bal­ti­more. (Kaitlin Newman/The Bal­ti­more Ban­ner via AP)

“Based on the length of time that we’ve gone on this search, the exten­sive search efforts that we’ve put into it, the water tem­per­a­ture, at this point, we do not believe that we’re going to find any of these indi­vid­u­als still alive,” he said.
The search for them was sus­pend­ed at about 7:30 p.m. until Wednes­day morn­ing.
Kevin Cartwright, …