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Ravens release statement on Francis Scott Key Bridge tragedy

The city of Baltimore experienced a major tragedy on Tuesday morning, as the Francis Scott Key bridge unexpectedly collapsed after a cargo ship ran into its base.

The bridge, which was more than one mile long, was a crucial staple in the city. Its loss will be felt for many months and years as it is rebuilt.

Not only was the bridge lost, but six construction workers were presumed dead following the collapse. Following the incident, the Baltimore Ravens released a statement on the tragedy, extending their thoughts and prayers.

The Ravens are one of the city’s heartbeats, and in a time of need, their words reached many dealing with shock and unimaginable loss. Baltimore will need time to heal, and the Ravens, as well as the people of the city, will be there to unite and be there every step of the way.

Story originally appeared on Ravens Wire