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Statement of U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Regarding the Collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland - United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron stated, “There is no evidence at this time to suggest that today’s collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore has any ties to terrorism.  My office will continue to coordinate with our federal, state, and local partners to provide any support necessary.”  U.S. Attorney Barron added, “I am praying for the families and friends of the victims and everyone affected by this tragic event.”

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Updated March 26, 2024