Final Bridge Victim Found

Divers recover construction worker's remains
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 21, 2007 2:33 AM CDT
In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy on Thursday Aug. 16. 2007, navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit-2 (MDSU-2) watch as concrete that fell during the I-35 Bridge collapse is lifted...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The body of the 13th victim and last person missing since the Minneapolis bridge collapse nearly three weeks ago has been recovered, AP reports. Gregory Jolstad, 45, was a member of the 18-person construction crew working on the doomed structure when it plunged into the Mississippi river. The other 17 survived.

Jolstad, 45, nicknamed  "Jolly," was found by divers completing the recovery effort. "There aren't a lot of smiles here tonight," said the sheriff who supervised the search. "We all have very heavy hearts. It weighed on a lot of people, both personally and professionally."