South East Wales

Tributes to Jake Frederick Rees after Porth crash

Jake Fredrick Rees Image copyright Family picture

A 26-year-old man who died following a crash in Rhondda Cynon Taff has been named as Jake Frederick Rees.

The incident, which involved a red Ford Fiesta, happened at about 02:00 BST on Saturday on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon road in Porth.

Mr Rees's family described him as "a loving father" to his four-year-old son Hudson.

Their statement said he was loved and respected by his family and friends.

Mr Rees's mother, Diane Price, said: "I am so proud of the man you became. You will always be my baby boy. Love you Gobbotts."

His father Jonathon Rees, known as Rony, said: "Jake will be sadly missed. He will always be in my heart," while his girlfriend Sarah added: "Jake was my amazing boyfriend. I will always love and miss you. I will treasure every memory."

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