The driver, whose SUV fell off a bridge between Oregon and Washington, was identified as Portland’s father of three, police said – while relatives described him as “the most hardworking man” and the “kind man”.
The body of 57-year-old Antonio Amaro-Lopez inside his family’s 2006 Subaru Tribeca is Glen L. It was recovered on Wednesday at the base of the Jackson Memorial Bridge, which spans the Columbia River. Portland police confirmed her identity on Thursday, saying her relatives were informed after the dramatic Sunday crash.
Portland police said, “There are plans to recover the vehicle from the water.” Said on thursday. “The Portland Police Bureau is grateful to all those who assisted in response to the incident, particularly the Mulnoma County Sheriff’s Office for their extensive search efforts.”
The discovery confirmed the worst fears of the family of Amro-Lopez, who had previously said he believed the man was, whose SUV after leaving his family’s restaurant, Amaro’s table, at Hazel Dell, Washington, on the bridge. Was gone, as heavy snow fell throughout the region.
Kelly Brown, an extended relative of Amro-Lopez, Told the oregon The married father of three chose to work that evening despite the deteriorating weather as he could not lose revenue.
“He was the hardest working person I’ve ever met,” Brown told the newspaper. He said, “He would take the shirt off his back and give it to someone. He is the kindest person I have met in our life.”
In search of Amro-Lopez, there was a break on Wednesday afternoon when a private search party from Bend hit the sinking vehicle with sonar, Koine reported.
Jared Leisek of Adventures with Adventure said, “We got the car for the sheriff and we are waiting for them to find the location on their own.” Under the bridge.
Video Posted on YouTube on Wednesday Shown the efforts of the crew.
“Reading sonar is an art,” Leisek told Koine. “If you don’t read sonar every day, you can remember things.”
Portland police said witnesses and evidence indicated that a car heading south on I-205 apparently lost control and climbed onto the railing just before Sunday, May 6. Police said the exact cause of the accident is under investigation.