A man with plans to travel to Cuba this weekend to participate in street parties known as parrandas in his hometown of Camajuaní, Oswald Gonzalez tragically was not able to visit his hometown this weekend, while waiting for the light to turn green before Gonzalez could even blink his car was being crushed by the FIU bridge. The pedestrian bridge that was meant to link Florida International University to the city of Sweetwater stripped Oswald Gonzalez of his life.
Marisol Gonzalez confirmed on Saturday that her brother’s body was already in the morgue, after being removed from a white van that was crushed under the bridge debris early in the morning. “Imagine, his car was as flat as a cracker.” Marisol said to The Miami Herald. At age 57 full of life and youth, Oswald Gonzalez passed away. Gonzalez owned a Classic Design Party Rental, a party rental business. Anyone and Everyone who has met Gonzalez would tell you that he was always the life of the party. “He was the best thing in the world.” said Marisol Gonzalez, “the best brother, friend, very cheerful, with a desire to live life to the fullest.”
Due to some malfunctions a handful of families have lost the privilege to see their loved ones. A cheerful, lively, traveling man who always made other around him smile and forget the world for a little bit, was crushed under the Florida International University pedestrian bridge. Prayers go out to the friends and family of Gonzalez, what a pity that such a lovely man has left this world, with no option to fight for life.