Florida Bridge Victim From Baltimore

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Workers investigate the scene where a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami, Florida on March 16th 2018. The bridge, which was still under construction, was being built over southwest 8th street to allow people to bypass the busy street to reach Florida International University. Six people died in the incident. Credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle #MiamiBridge #Miami #UnitedStates #America

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Last week a pedestrian bridge near Florida International University collapsed killing 6 people and injuring many more less than a week after being installed. Sadly one of the victims, Brandon Brownfield, had actually just relocated himself, his wife and 3 young daughters to south Florida for an opportunity in the crane industry. Brandon had been driving home when the tragedy occurred. Brandon was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers – Local 37 in Baltimore as well as a member of a Florida chapter.

A Go Fund Me page has been set up for the family and can be accessed here.

Source: WMAR Baltimore

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