Man dies in A465 crash

A 45-year-old man from Maesteg died in a crash between a lorry and a van on the A465 at Resolven near Neath on Thursday.

Tributes to 'family man' killed in A465 crash

The family of Lyn Morgan, pictured with his wife Sara, described him as 'our rock.' Credit: Family photograph

A man killed in a crash on the A465 near Neath has been named as 45-year-old Lyn Morgan, an electrician from Maesteg.

He died when the van he was driving collided with a lorry travelling in the opposite direction yesterday afternoon, near Resolven.

His family said: "Lyn was a hard-working man who came from nothing to build up a beautiful life for his family. He was a family man and he always gave us everything we ever wanted. In his spare time he loved to go shooting and was into his DIY, he was always doing something."

“Lyn meant everything to his family, he was our rock. He supported us all in everything we ever wanted to do. He lived for his kids and to them he was perfect. Lyn will be missed by all his family, friends and everyone who knew him.”

The crash happened after the lorry crossed the central reservation.

The lorry driver and a passenger in the van were also injured, and are at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Man died following A465 collision

A 45-year-old man from Maesteg died in a collision on the A465 at Resolven near Neath, police say.

A white Renault articulated lorry vehicle crossed the central reservation and collided with a white Citroen van travelling on the opposite carriageway at around 3.40pm on Thursday.

The driver of the van was pronounced dead at the scene, while the van's passenger and lorry driver were taken to Morriston Hospital for treatment.

South Wales Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

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