Florida International University honors victims one year after bridge collapse

Posted at 9:13 AM, Mar 15, 2019

WEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. — Florida International University held a moment of silence Friday, one year after a pedestrian bridge killed six people and crushed several cars.

Dozens gathered at the university in West Miami-Dade for the moment of silence at 1:47 p.m., the exact moment of the collapse on March 15, 2018 on S.W. 8th Street.

A bell tolled loudly six times, one for each of the victims, as a large crowd held hands in solidarity.

The construction company that built the bridge has filed for bankruptcy. Magnum Construction Management LLC, also known as MCM, is being sued for wrongful death.