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45 year old surfer dies on Pembrokeshire beach

Freshwater West
Freshwater West is a popular beach for surfers Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Dyfed Powys Police say that a 45 year old surfer died on Saturday after getting into trouble at Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency say that they attended the beach following a call from the Ambulance service to request help.

A team from St Govans Coastguard Rescue Team recovered the man from the water before he was airlifted to Withybush Hospital but he failed to recover consciousness.

A post mortem is expected to take place on Tuesday.

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