Bridge fall in Baltimore: Remains of Mexican Alejandro Hernández recovered

Baltimore authorities confirmed that there is a Mexican among the two victims rescued dead after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge early Tuesday, March 26 in Maryland.

His rests They were found inside a pickup truckand the first reports indicate that it is Alejandro Hernández Fuentes, 35 years old, a Mexican who lived in Baltimore.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that there are at least three Mexicans affected by the collapse of the bridge in Baltimore caused by the collision of a cargo ship. At the moment Only the remains of Alejandro Hernández have been found, In addition, the authorities said that the search efforts had already been exhausted, leaving the other five missing workers for dead, possibly including one more Mexican.

The Associated Press reported that the other victim found is Dorlian Ronial Castillo Cabrera, a 26-year-old man of Guatemalan origin who lived in Dundalk, Maryland.

This we know about Alejandro Hernández Fuentes, the Mexican killed by the bridge collapse in Maryland

35 years old, Alejandro Hernández was a worker who was part of a construction team. During the accident he was working on repairing potholes on the Francis Scott Key Bridge, along with other colleagues of Hispanic origin and from countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

José Campos, a person who worked with them and was not linked to the accident, He said he knew Alejandro Hernández Fuentes, as well as the rest of the team, and assured that some of them were taking a break. It is believed that both the Mexican and the other five workers were inside the trucks to warm up, due to the low temperatures in the early morning, when the bridge in Baltimore collapsed.

Alejandro Hernández was found inside a pickup truckfrom where he could not get out after falling into the water.

We are with you, now and always”, were the words of Wes Moore, governor of Maryland, who addressed the families to offer his condolences.

What about the other victims of the bridge collapse in Baltimore?

Maryland officials said rescue efforts have already been exhaustedso of the eight people who are believed to have fallen into the water, there are two rescued alive, another two confirmed dead and the last four who are still missing.

After sonar scans, authorities firmly believe that the other vehicles with victims are encased in the concrete superstructures of the collapsed bridge.

Yes ok For now it is a fact that they cannot be rescuedOnce the rubble is lifted, divers will go in to look for it again.

With information from The Associated Press.