Heidi Nunes thought nothing of it when her husband, Jared Tucker, told her he was going to the bathroom. They were walking in the Catalan city's Las Ramblas shopping district when Nunes chose to look at some jewelry while Tucker went to use the bathroom. She told NBC News that she's aware of a picture circulating online appearing to show her husband looking injured and being helped by a stranger. This photo was taken just an hour before the attack.
Nunes had said she hadn't seen or heard from Tucker, a 34-year-old construction worker, since the deadly attack.
Nunes said she was at a place where victims of the attack were being listed, but that the details do not seem to be quickly updated, so she had reached out to the U.S. Embassy in Spain for assistance.
After traveling through Paris and Venice, the California couple made it to Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas tourist district where they were enjoying drinks Thursday evening when a van barreled into the hot-spot in what authorities are calling a terror attack, NBC News reports. She said she intends to drive to hospitals in the area in an attempt to find Tucker.
The U.S. State Department did confirm that one U.S. citizen "suffered minor injuries", but the person was not named.
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However, while her family was shaken by the incident, they are safe. Spanish authorities, who said that an estimated 100 people have been injured, noted that several casualties have yet to be identified.
Another Bay Area resident, Isaura Ochoa, is studying overseas in Europe and was just blocks away from the deadly scene.
An American was one of 14 people killed in the Barcelona terror attack, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Friday. The government for Spain's Catalonia region said the back-to-back vehicle attacks were connected and the work of a large terrorist group.
Police arrested two men in connection with the attack, but neither is accused of driving the van, the New York Times reports.
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