Bridge Employee Was Killed in Collapse Near FIU: Company

What to Know

  • Navaro Brown was killed on Thursday in the bridge collapse near FIU, the company he worked for confirmed.
  • Four other people who were killed remain to be identified.

An employee working on-site when the pedestrian bridge near FIU collapsed has been identified as one of the six victims killed, according to the company for which he worked.

Structural Technologies VSL, a company that specializes in bridge cable tension and construction systems, said 37-year-old Navaro Brown died Thursday.

The four other people killed in the incident have not yet been identified. An FIU student was previously identified as a victim.

The 950-ton bridge was put to a "stress adjustment" before it collapsed over traffic before 2 p.m. on Thursday.

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