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List of Baltimore Bridge Collapse Victims: What We Know About Missing Construction Workers, 2 Recovered

BALTIMORE, Md. — Six construction workers died when a freighter crashed into Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge early Tuesday, sending the workers into the water, authorities said.

The bodies of two victims were recovered Wednesday, found by divers trapped in a red pickup truck that was submerged in about 25 feet of water near the middle span of the bridge, Maryland State Police said.

The other four victims have not been recovered.

A cargo ship is trapped under a portion of the Francis Scott Key Bridge structure after the ship collided with the bridge on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The workers found Wednesday were identified by police as Alejandro Hernández Fuentes, 35, originally from Mexico and living in Baltimore.

Dorlian Castillo, 26 years old, from Guatemala.

Dorlian Castillo, 26 years old, from Guatemala.

Dorlián Castillo/Facebook

Among those found Wednesday was Dorlian Ronial Castillo Cabrera, 26, a native of Guatemala who lived in Dundalk, Maryland.

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Miguel Luna.

Luna, 49, was a father of five and a native of Usulután, California, in El Salvador, his family told ABC News.

Luna called Maryland home for more than 19 years, according to Court Appointed Special Advocates, a group that works with immigrants.

This 2018 photograph, courtesy of Martín Suazo Sandoval, shows Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval after attending a church service in Baltimore, Maryland.

Martín Suazo Sandoval via AP

Another missing victim was identified as Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval, 38, a father of two who emigrated from Honduras more than 17 years ago, according to Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA, an immigrant and Latino advocacy and assistance organization. .

“He was the baby of all of us, the youngest. He was someone who was always happy, he was always thinking about the future. He was a visionary,” Carlos Suazo Sandoval, one of Maynor’s brothers, told The Associated Press by phone on Wednesday from Dundalk, Maryland, near the site of the bridge collapse.

He dreamed of starting a small business and brought joy and humor to his family, Torres told reporters Wednesday.

Maynor entered the United States illegally and settled in Maryland. At first, she did whatever work she could find, including construction and clearing brush. Eventually, she started a package delivery business in the Baltimore-Washington area, Martín Suazo Sandoval said.

Other brothers and relatives followed him north.

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“He was the fundamental pillar, the bastion so that other family members could also travel there and then get visas and everything,” said Martín Suazo Sandoval. “He was really the driving force for most of the family to be able to travel.”

Maynor has a wife and two children, ages 17 and 5, he said.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Maynor to look for other work and he joined Brawner Builders, the company that was maintaining the bridge when it collapsed.

Although Maynor had not been able to return to Honduras, he had financially supported several non-governmental social organizations in the city, as well as the youth soccer league, his brother said. The area depends largely on agriculture: coffee, livestock, sugar cane, he stated.

Maynor’s employer broke the news of his disappearance to his family, leaving them devastated, especially his mother, who still lives in Azacualpa, Martín Suazo Sandoval said.

“These are difficult times and the only thing we can do is keep the faith,” he said, noting that his younger brother knew how to swim and could have ended up anywhere. If the worst outcome is confirmed, he said the family would work to return his body to Honduras.

The last two victims have not been identified.

One missing worker is a 35-year-old man from Camotán, Chiquimula, in Guatemala, the country’s Foreign Ministry said.

Two construction workers survived the collapse.

ABC News’ Kristina Abovyan, Davi Merchan and Dhanika Pineda contributed to this report.

Federal and state investigators have said the crash appears to have been an accident.

ABC News and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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