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Young man passes away after falling from bridge

A YOUNG Llanelli man who fell from a footbridge on Thursday night has died, police confirmed yesterday.

The man, named locally as Ryan Bowen, fell from the Coedcae Road footbridge which spans the A484 between the town centre and Trostre early on Thursday evening (Jun 8).

He was taken to Morriston Hospital, where sadly he passed away on Sunday (Jun 11).

A spokesperson for Dyfed Powys Police said: “Dyfed-Powys Police can confirm that sadly the male died in hospital yesterday (Sunday, June 11).

“Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.”

A Go Fund Me page established in his memory has currently raised over £4,000, which will be donated to a charity or used to set up a permanent memorial.

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