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Pictured: Morgan Rogers, one of the three people who died whie paddleboarding in river Cleddau, Haverfordwest, Wales, UK.<br />
Re: Three people have died and one remains in hospital following a multi-agency rescue at river Cleddau in Haverfordwest, Wales, UK.<br />
Dyfed-Powys Police received reports of people in distress in the Cleddau River in Haverfordwest shortly after 9am on Saturday, October 30.<br />
A group of nine adults from the south Wales area had travelled to Pembrokeshire for a paddle-boarding excursion.<br />
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated, but it is believed that the group got into difficulty in the water.<br />
Sadly two women and a man died at the scene, and a woman remains in a critical condition in hospital.<br />
Next of kin are being supported by specialist Family Liaison Officers.<br />
A further five people were rescued without injury.<br />
A member of the public is also believed to have entered the water to attempt a rescue, later exiting the water safely.<br />
The Quay Street area was cordoned off for several hours, with public asked to avoid the area while a search of the river took place.<br />
Thirty firefighters from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, including specialist wading crews and swift water rescue technicians, responded to assist with the rescue.<br />
Two fire boats were launched to assist with bank and river searches, with crews working closely with the attending Coastguard teams.<br />
There was helicopter support from NPAS, Coastguard and Wales Air Ambulance, and Angle RNLI lifeboat was also tasked.<br />
Welsh Ambulance Service responded with several ambulances, taking the injured woman to Withybush Hospital.<br />
More than 20 police officers attended the scene, which remained cordoned off until around 5pm.<br />
Detective Chief Inspector Jonathan Rees said a full investigation was already underway, but at this stage his thoughts were focused on the loved ones of those who had died and the injured paddleboarder who remains in hospital.<br />
He thanked emergency
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Pictured: Morgan Rogers, one of the three people who died whie paddleboarding in river Cleddau, Haverfordwest, Wales, UK.
Re: Three people have died and one remains in hospital following a multi-agency rescue at river Cleddau in Haverfordwest, Wales, UK.
Dyfed-Powys Police received reports of people in distress in the Cleddau River in Haverfordwest shortly after 9am on Saturday, October 30.
A group of nine adults from the south Wales area had travelled to Pembrokeshire for a...
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