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Two Fathers Among Those Reported Missing After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Two Fathers Among Those Reported Missing After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Rescuers are still searching for six missing people after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed on Tuesday morning

A father of three along with a a dad of two are among those reported missing after Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Nonprofit organization CASA reported that father of three Miguel Luna — who is from El Salvador, but has lived in Maryland for over 19 years — was among six people still missing and presumed dead from the incident.

Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval, a father of two from Honduras, has also been missing since the bridge's collapse, according to CNN, who stated the man's brother had confirmed Sandoval was unaccounted for.

Sandoval's brother told the outlet his sibling had been living in the U.S. for 18 years and is a father to an 18-year-old son and a daughter, 5.

<p>Anna Moneymaker/Getty</p> Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott is surrounded by city officials and first responders during a prayer at a vigil for victims of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.

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Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott is surrounded by city officials and first responders during a prayer at a vigil for victims of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.

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Per CNN, Guatemala's foreign ministry also stated that a 26-year-old from San Luis, and a 35-year-old from Camotan were among those missing, but did not provide names.

A Mexican Embassy official told reporters that Mexican nationals were among those unaccounted for, per the outlet.

Baltimore Police Department, Maryland Department of Transportation, Baltimore City Fire Department, and the U.S. Coast Guard didn't immediately respond to PEOPLE when approached for comment.

<p>Maynor Suazo/Facebook</p> Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval is among those reported missing

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Maynor Yassir Suazo Sandoval is among those reported missing

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On Tuesday, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Shannon N. Gilreath said he believed the missing six — who were among eight construction working to repair potholes on the bridge when a container ship hit — would not be found alive.

"I'd like to announce tonight that based on the length of time that we've gone on this search, the extensive search efforts that we've put into it, the water temperature, at this point, we do not believe that we're going to find any of these individuals still alive," said Gilreath in a press conference streamed by WBAL-TV on Tuesday night.

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Col. Roland L. Butler Jr., Maryland State Police secretary, added that their mission has turned into a "recovery operation."

At a press conference Tuesday morning, Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld said eight workers were repairing potholes on the bridge when it collapsed. Of the two rescued from the water, one person was uninjured, while the other was transported to the hospital in a "very serious condition."

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