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Pembrokeshire surfer dies after Freshwater West rescue

Freshwater West (Pic courtesy of Pembs council)
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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