FIU Community Remembers 6 Victims Lost In Bridge Collapse

The South Florida is ensuring the six lives lost when a new pedestrian bridge came crashing down near Florida International University will never be forgotten.

Miami-Dade Police released a report Sunday identifying all the victims in Thursday’s collapse as: 

  • Alberto Arias
  • Navarro Brown
  • Brandon Brownfield
  • Alexa Duran
  • Rolando Fraga Hernandez
  • Oswald Gonzalez

On Sunday afternoon, FIU President Mark Rosenberg took to social media to offer condolences in a video message.

Six crosses are hanging from a concrete pillar near the scene of the collapse honored the victims and pointed to a higher power. The FIU campus will observe a moment of silence on Monday afternoon, the first day of resumed classes since the bridge collapse.

FIU officials also announced a blood drive that will take place Tuesday in Lot 33, adjacent to the Graham Center Ballrooms in the main campus, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Wednesday, the Student Government Association will hold a vigil at 10 a.m. in the Graham Center Ballrooms.

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