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Man dies after being hit by a train in Carmarthenshire

A man has died after being hit by a train near Pembrey and Burry Port station early this morning.

British Transport Police were called to the scene at 3.30am this morning and were assisted by a paramedic and two emergency ambulances.

Pembrey and Burry Port station. Credit: Google Street View

BTP officers attended with colleagues from the Central Wales Ambulance Service and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

We are now working to identify the man and inform his family.

The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

– British Transport Police

One lane closed on A48 due to accident

One lane is currently blocked on the A48 Eastbound at A484 / A40 (Pensarn Roundabout) near the Pensarn Roundabout in Carmarthen.

This is due to an accident involving 3 vehicles. One lane is closed and its causing minor delays to journeys.

EgyptAir death: Community 'stunned' says local MP

A local MP says people in Carmarthen are shocked by the news Richard Osman was a victim of the EgyptAir crash.

Richard Osman and his wife Aurelie. Credit: Athena News Agency

The community is stunned that someone from Carmarthenshire has been killed in this terrorist atrocity.

Our thoughts and sympathies are with his family - especially considering that Mr Osman was a new father.

– Jonathan Edwards MP

Mr Osman had attended Carmarthen's Queen Elizabeth school before going to Kingston University.


Police find body in search for missing Carmarthenshire man

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Police searching for a missing man from Ammanford have found a body.

They had been searching for 35-year-old Douglas Trickett, who was believed to be driving a white Ford Transit van.

Dyfed-Powys Police can confirm that the body of a man has been found. Next of kin have been informed of this development, and we will keep in close liaison whilst supporting them.

– Dyfed-Powys Police
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