5 dead, 1 remains missing after bridge washes away

Five people have died and one remains missing after a bridge washed away in Franklin County, Indiana, on Friday morning.

Authorities said a 911 call was placed at around 5 a.m. after high waters from overnight storms caused the bridge, located at the intersection of Sanes Creek Road and Tee Hill Road, to collapse. Authorities said the bridge was not well lit.Sign up for our Newsletters

Four bodies were recovered, and deputies are actively searching for two more people. They will continue to search until the sun goes down.

The fifth body was recovered around 3 p.m. Friday, according to officials.

a pile of dirt
a close up of a fence in the dirt
a large green field with trees in the background

Officials say the search will continue for the sixth person at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Deputies have not yet released the ages or identities of the victims.

WLWT Cincinnati