South West Wales

Pembrokeshire surfer dies after Freshwater West rescue

Freshwater West (Pic courtesy of Pembs council)
Image caption The rescue operation was carried out at Freshwater West beach near Pembroke

A 45-year-old surfer from Pembrokeshire has died after being pulled from the sea.

Milford Haven coastguard had co-ordinated a rescue operation at Freshwater West beach near Pembroke at 09:00 GMT on Saturday.

The man was flown to Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest by air ambulance but did not regain consciousness.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out on Tuesday. The coroner has been informed.

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