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Baltimore Bridge Collapse Leaves 6 Feared Dead

In the middle of the night, there was a warning on the radio: a huge cargo ship was heading toward the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Police rushed to stop the traffic on the bridge, but it was too late. The ship crashed into a support pillar, causing a big part of the bridge to fall into the Patapsco River.

Eight people went into the water. Two were saved, but six are still missing. They were part of a construction crew that was working on the bridge. People from Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico are among the missing workers.

The crash seemed like an accident. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. The bridge was an important link in the area’s transportation system. It’s expected to cause problems for commuters and shipping.

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Leaves 6 Feared Dead

Eight people went into the water, two were saved, but six are still missing

The ship lost power and steering, which made it hard to control. It crashed into the bridge at about 9 mph. The crash happened so quickly that there was no time to warn the workers on the bridge.

The company that employed the workers, Brawner Builders, said they were just doing their job when the bridge fell. The families of the missing workers are waiting for news.

The crash will affect shipping traffic at the Port of Baltimore for a long time. It’s going to be a big problem for the East Coast.

The ship was headed from Baltimore to Sri Lanka. It passed inspections before the crash. The crew member who was injured had a minor injury.

People who live nearby were shocked by the crash. The mayor and the governor praised the first responders for their quick action. They saved lives by stopping the traffic on the bridge.

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