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Quarry death of boy, 14

A 14 year-old boy has died following an incident at Cilyrychen Quarry, Llandybie. Dyfed Powys Police were called to the scene at around 4.40pm yesterday, rescuing the boy from the water at the quarry.

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Quarry death school boy named

14 year-old Luke Somerfield died after getting into difficulties in water at the Cilyrychen quarry Credit: ITV News Wales

A 14 year-old boy who died after getting into difficulties at a Carmarthenshire quarry has been named as Luke Somerfield from the village of Ffairfach, near Llandeilo.

Officers from Dyfed Powys Police rescued the schoolboy from the water at the Cilyrychen Quarry near Llandybie yesterday afternoon.

He was taken to Morriston Hospital via police helicopter, where he later died.

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