Florida International University Bridge Collapse Victims
2018
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At least six people were killed when a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a road near Florida International University in Miami, according to the Miami Herald.

In the afternoon of Thursday, March 15, the recently installed pedestrian bridge crashed onto six lanes of the busy Tamiami Trail.

The bridge was still under construction and not open to the public, however, vehicle traffic continued to pass beneath the bridge. The cause of the collapse is unknown at this time, but is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Rescue efforts turned to recovery overnight as authorities expect to find no further survivors.

Florida International University intended for the bridge to save lives at the busy intersection, where there had been previous pedestrian fatalities.

“Yesterday’s tragic accident of the bridge collapse stuns us, it saddens us. It’s exactly the opposite of what we had intended, and we want to express our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of those affected,” FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg said in a statement released on Friday.

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Published in The Palm Beach Post on Mar. 16, 2018.
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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50 entries
April 21, 2018
PRAYERS and BLESSINGS...❤
Valenda Newell
March 31, 2018
So sorry for this tragic loss. Jesus wept after the death of his friend Lazarus. John 11:35 We weep along with you.
Lisa G
March 31, 2018
My deepest condolences to the families.
May the God of tender mercies, console
your grieving heart during the loss
of your dear beloved one.
May the God of unconditional love,
carry your burdens, and give you
the needed strength to endure during
the challenging days ahead.
Much love and deep respect dear
family.
My sincere and heartfelt prayers
are with you.
(Psalms 121)
March 30, 2018
My prayers for all the families who lost loved ones in this tragic accident.
Linda
March 27, 2018
My sincere condolences to the families and friends who were affected by this tragedy. May our heavenly father give you comfort and strength during this difficult period of grief.
Neattie
March 25, 2018
My Alma Mater '78. So very sad for all who are gone and those that lost a loved one.

-Margaret Hillesheim Timmons
Margaret Timmons
March 25, 2018
Ann Marie Stokman
March 24, 2018
I am praying for the families who have lost a loved one.
Gail Galloway
March 22, 2018
May the hearer of our prayers grant family and friends peace from above
My prayers are with you during this time
Jackie
March 22, 2018
I can not imagine the emotion tides you felt when told about your loved one's passing. May you find strength in your religion, friends , families and the love within yourself. A nation mourns for you.
Cape Cod ,Ma
March 22, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
G. Freeman
March 22, 2018
To all the families, may the God of all comfort sustain you at this time of such great loss.
March 21, 2018
May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones.
March 21, 2018
My deepest condolences to the families of the victims of that devastating collapse. May the precious memories of the time spent with your loved ones help ease the pain of your loss. Look to the God of comfort to strengthen and comfort you during this difficult time..
Tangela S
March 20, 2018
I am very sorry to hear that! My thought's and prayer's go out to them.And thinking of the Family's too!
May you RIP the one's in the Tragety
March 20, 2018
I so sorry for the loss of so many precious lives. When I first learned of this my heart sank. I want to say thank you to all those I saw on the news helping out. In a time when people are being divided it's nice to see such compassion. To all the families I hope people will continue to pour out their love to you all. You do not have to repay the love shown because at Proverbs 19:17 The one showing favor to the lowly is lending to God, And He will repay him for what he does.
Tonia
March 20, 2018
God be with you.
Stephanie Schell
March 20, 2018
My prayers are with the families of all who were killed in this tragedy.
Stephanie Schell
March 20, 2018
Condolences to all the famlies
Dee Marshall
March 20, 2018
I am saddened by this tragic loss of life. My heartfelt condolences are extended to the families of the victims and for those injured. May you find comfort in drawing close to God.

James 4:8
S Scribner
March 20, 2018
May you find peace and comfort through prayer. 1THESS 5:17 PRAY constantly.
Renna
March 19, 2018
May God bring comfort to All the Families & Friends whose loved ones were lost in this tragic event. Isaiah 61:10, 13
rj
March 19, 2018
To All the family of the deceased y'all are in my prayers!
Jennifer Washington
March 19, 2018
Our prayers go out to the family and friends of the Florida International University Tragedy. Cherish the many memories that you shared togeather and just know that your pain is our pain. May Almighty God give you strength, courage, but most of all peace in the difficult days ahead. Isa. 41; 10,13

VH-IL
March 19, 2018
My deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this horrible accident, may our dear Lord be with each and everyone of you affected by this, and may he give you peace and strength. God Bless all of you.
Ramona Valdez
March 19, 2018
this was very heartbraken.seeing this on Movie on the News it broke me. Shush wonderful People going about there business. All my Prayers too the life that where lost & there Family's. I deeply know about death.
M
March 19, 2018
My deepest sympathies to each of the friends and family members who suffered this tragic loss. You are in the thoughts and prayers of many.

God feels your pain and sorrow and sees your tears. May His promise found at John 6:40 of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength and hope in the days ahead.
Lynette Tomlinsonn
March 19, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort in knowing that others share your sorrow. Take comfort in knowing that God keeps those who fall asleep in death in his memory because they are precious in his eyes Psalms 116:15.
P D
March 19, 2018
God has promised that He will wipe the tears from all faces and there will be no more sickness, sorrow, death or pain. Families and friends please take comfort in that promise.
p thomas
March 19, 2018
My deepest condolences to all who have lost loves ones in this tragedy. I mourn for each of the families who have lost someone. The Giver of life will one day bring the earth under one kingdom rule where no will die in a tragic way.
Daniel 2:44
christian
March 19, 2018

To the families, I am sorry to hear the news a about your loss.
May God who "binds up the broken hearted" and comforted all who mourns" sustain your families during this challenging time. Isaiah 61:1,2
March 19, 2018
Beloveds, this news breaks my heart. May it comfort you to know that God is keeping those who have passed on in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. Psalm116:15
March 19, 2018
No words can possibly be expressed to make your pain go away. But please rest assured that you are not alone in your time of grief. May you find comfort in knowing that your loved one is not forgotten by God and those who care about you.
March 18, 2018
RIP
March 18, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with all who are mourning at this difficult time. May you all be comforted. Such a sad tragedy.
Shauna WW
March 18, 2018
Prayers for all affected by this tragedy.
Rosie Allen
March 18, 2018
I can't imagine what a horrible accident this was for the victims that saw it coming and the people that saw it happening. At least the victims are in heaven but the people that saw it happen have a long road ahead of them.

My sympathy goes out to all of the families and their friends.
March 18, 2018
I can't imagine the thoughts going through the minds of those affected by this tragedy. May all who have been stunned by this accident be comforted somewhat by fond memories of their loved ones. My most sincere condolences for your loss.
March 18, 2018
My condolences to the families that lost love ones during this time of grief.
J L
March 18, 2018
Condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in this horrific tragedy.
Yvonne
March 17, 2018
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Leslyn Lloyd
March 17, 2018
I'm sorry for your lost know what ur going threw it's not easy to lose a love one but God wrap his arms around them told them it's time come home my prayers with you sending peace and confront
Wanda Aultman
March 17, 2018
God wrap your loving around those whom lives were ended and their families give them peace and healing in this time of sorrow.
Virginia Dessart
March 17, 2018
My heart goes out to your family you all will be missed
Shywanda Harris
March 17, 2018
I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims. I am truly sorry for your loss. May you be consoled by knowing that God has the power to bind up the broken hearted and to comfort all who mourn.

Isaiah 61:1, 2
S S and family
March 17, 2018
Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your families during this difficult time. May they Rest In Peace.
Denny/Lucy Perz
March 17, 2018
I am so sorry for the loss of life that happened when the bridge collapsed. May the 'God of all comfort' comfort you during this time.
March 17, 2018
To all the families, please accept my deepest condolences, may all find strength and peace from Almighty God during this difficult time.
Beverly
March 17, 2018
To the Family and friends of the Florida International University Bridge Collapse Vicitms my condolences to you during this difficult time. May the God of all comfort,comfort you and grant you peace now and in the days ahead.
R. C.
March 17, 2018
This is such a horrible tragedy. Something that was meant to help people has caused such pain. Many times in situations like this, people search for answers as to why this happened, and was it from God. Please take comfort in the words of the Bible. Job 34:10. Jeremiah 29:11. Rest assured that your grief has not gone unnoticed and comfort is waiting for you.
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