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Tributes to loving young father killed in car crash

The victim of the car crash on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon Road early on Saturday morning has been named.

Jake Frederick Rees, who was 26 and from Tonypandy, had a four year old son.

Jake Frederick Rees, who was 26 and from Tonypandy, was killed on Saturday morning. Credit: South Wales Police

Jake was a loving father to his four year old son Hudson and enjoyed physical activities.

He was employed as an upholsterer at a local company.

He was loved and respected by all his family and friends, including anybody who came into contact with him.

– Jake Rees' family

Jake will be sadly missed.

He will always be in my heart.

– Rony Rees, Jake's father

We had an amazing 26 years, three months, 10 days, 13 hours and 58 minutes of fun and friendship.

I am so proud of the man you became.

You will always be my baby boy.

Love you Gobbotts!

– Diane Price, Jake's mother

Jake was my amazing boyfriend.

I will always love and miss you.

I will treasure every memory.

– Sarah, Jake's girlfriend

South Wales Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses with information regarding the collision.

It occurred at 02.03hrs on Saturday 30th of July 2016 on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon Road in Porth involving red Ford Fiesta.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 101.