Vera Peck

 

 

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: longtime production operator on an assembly line at the data storage company Seagate Technology PLC in Bloomington, Minnesota who along with her 20-year-old son Richard Chit were among one of 13 unidentified motorists reported missing and presumed dead in the August 1 Minneapolis bridge collapse when the Interstate 35 West Bridge collapsed into the murky waters of the Mississippi River during an evening rush hour, in which it became one of the most devastating bridge disasters in modern U.S. history.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a bridge collapse

 

Born: April 2, 1957

 

Died: August 1, 2007

 

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota