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Man dies after Briton Ferry bridge fall

Date
07/08/2012
What Happened
Person overboard/swept away/fell in the water
What Caused
Adverse environmental conditions
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Not recorded
Injury Details
N/A
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
No

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Description of Incident
Gareth Joseph fell off Briton Ferry Bridge on Tuesday 7th August 2012. Lifeboats were called and he was eventually found approximately a quarter of a mile up river due to the flooding tide. He was taken to Morriston Hospital.
Supporting Information
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-17180021
http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Bridge-fall-death-man-named-police/story-16679866-detail/story.html
http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Man-dead-Briton-Ferry-bridge-fall/story-16664607-detail/story.html

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