Canoeist, 40, dies in river incident
A canoeist died after getting into difficulty on a river in Mid Wales.
Emergency services were called to the Pwll Penarth Nature Reserve, near Newtown, on Saturday morning, after reports of a man getting into difficulty on the river.
A 40-year-old man died at the scene.
Dyfed-Powys Police are not treating the death as suspicious and have sent their condolences to his family.
Anna James, from the force said: "At 11.50am on Saturday, Dyfed-Powys Police received a report of a canoeist facing difficulty at Pwll Penarth Nature Reserve, near Newtown.
"Sadly, a 40-year-old man died at the scene. His next of kin and HM Coroner have been informed. Our thoughts are with his family. The death is not being treated as suspicious.”
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