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Baltimore Key Bridge Collapse: Rescue Team Recovers Body of Another Missing Worker

BALTIMORE– The body of one of three victims missing after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse has been recovered, Baltimore’s Unified Command said Monday.

Rescuers located what they believed was one of the construction vehicles reported missing on March 26, after the incident, and immediately notified the Maryland State Police Department, United Command said.

The collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge sits atop the container ship Dali, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Baltimore.

(AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Maryland State Police, the FBI and Maryland Transportation Authority Police responded and located a deceased victim trapped inside the vehicle on Sunday, United Command said.

At the family’s request, authorities have not released the name of the victim, who was identified by the medical examiner on Monday, according to the Unified Command.

READ MORE: FBI opens criminal investigation into Baltimore bridge collapse: sources

“As we mourn the lives lost and continue the recovery operation, we recognize that every missing individual is a dear friend or family member of someone,” Col. Roland L. Butler, Jr., superintendent of the Maryland Department of State Police, said in a statement. . .

Two more victims remain missing and have been pronounced dead following the incident on March 26, when a freighter crashed into the Baltimore Bridge, causing a near-total collapse of a span of the bridge in the harbor.

A container ship rests on the remains of the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, as seen from Pasadena, Maryland.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

Miguel Luna, a father of five from Usulután, California, in El Salvador, was among the missing workers presumed dead, his family previously told ABC News.

READ MORE: Rescue teams have begun removing containers from the ship that collapsed off Baltimore’s Key Bridge.

A 35-year-old man from Camotán, Chiquimula, in Guatemala, and a Mexican resident were also reported missing and presumed dead, according to their respective country’s Foreign Ministry.

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