Wales

Josh Gardener: Firefighter in boat crash died from head injuries

Josh Gardener Image copyright Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Image caption Firefighter Josh Gardener has been described as a "little guy with a big heart"

A firefighter died from head injuries after two boats collided during a training exercise, an inquest has heard.

Josh Gardener, 35, from Milford Haven, worked for Mid and West Wales Fire Service, which he had joined a year ago.

He died on 17 September when the vessel he was on collided with another in the Cleddau Estuary in Pembrokeshire.

The inquest was adjourned for a full hearing on 20 March 2020.

A Marine Accident Investigation Branch inquiry into the incident is continuing.

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Image caption Two boats collided in the Cleddau Estuary

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