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A spokesperson for the Celtic Manor has commented on the death of a man in hospital after his vehicle went into a lake at the resort this morning.
The Celtic Manor Resort is deeply saddened to confirm that a fatal accident took place on its Twenty Ten Course at around 7.50am on Tuesday 3rd March.
The incident is subject to an ongoing investigation which the Celtic Manor Resort is co-operating with fully.
The Resort is unable to comment further at this stage. Our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time.
Gwent Police and a health & safety team from Newport City Council are investigating the incident.
Gwent Police have confirmed a 20-year-old man has died after his vehicle went into a lake on a golf course at the Celtic Manor resort this morning.
The man, from the Ross-on-Wye area, was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in a critical condition this morning after an agricultural spraying vehicle that he was in went into the water.
Police say a 46-year-old man, also from the Ross-on-Wye area, who was also in the vehicle was taken to the hospital remains in hospital.
He is being treated for minor injuries.
South Wales Fire & Rescue Service say they were called to the Celtic Manor after reports of "a small agricultural sprayer" that had rolled into a lake.
A man was released from the vehicle prior to the arrival of the fire crews, and was taken to hospital by ambulance.
The minor injuries units at Leominster and Ross-on-Wye are to close this week so staff can help out at Hereford County Hospital's A&E.Read the full story ›
One man was left hanging out of his car window and a second had to be cut free from his car following a crash in Herefordshire this morning.
The incident happened just after 6.30am this morning on the A449 in Ross-on-Wye.
Three ambulance crews and the Midlands Air Ambulance were called to the scene where they found a 19-year-old driver with leg and ankle fractures.
The driver of the second vehicle had to be cut free before being airlifted to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is being treated for a suspected fractured pelvis, abdominal injuries and cuts to his head.
The impact of the collision left the driver of one of the vehicles, a 19-year-old man, hanging out of the car window.
The body of a Midlands soldier who died in Afghanistan last weekend will return to the UK today.
Warrant Officer Leonard Thomas, who served with The Royal Corps of Signals, is due to be repatriated to RAF Brize Norton this afternoon, along with two colleagues who died alongside him.
The MoD confirmed that the three men were killed on Sunday when a man dressed in an Afghan police uniform opened fire at them.
David Cameron today paid tribute to the soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
One of the soldiers who died was Warrant Officer Leonard Thomas , 44, from Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire.
During Prime Ministers Questions, Cameron called it a 'tragic' and 'appalling' incident.
The family of Warrant Officer Leonard Thomas, who was shot by an Afghan policeman while on patrol in Helmand province on Sunday, paid the following tribute:
"Pez was a military man through and through. He thrived in extreme environments, both in the military and in his spare time.
"He was a keen climber and mountaineer and will be sorely missed by everyone who had the privilege to have met him."
"Warrant Officer Class 2 'Pez' Thomas was a soldier of great experience, wisdom and dedication.
"A proud member of 37 Signal Regiment (Volunteers), with 15 years of regular military service behind him.
"The toughest jobs are given to most able and 'Pez' was deployed to a challenging area of Helmand. There he acted as a Stabilisation Operator; striving to enhance the lives of the people by improving local governance, infrastructure and basic services.
"At this difficult time our prayers and thoughts rest with his partner Rachel and his mother Sylvia."
The MOD has named Warrant Officer Leonard Thomas from Herefordshire as one of the soldiers killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.Read the full story ›