Woman dies in Llantwit Major beach incident
18 June 2015
From the section South East Wales
There are numerous signs along Llantwit Major beach about the danger of falling rocks
A woman in her 20s has died in an incident on Llantwit Major beach in the Vale of Glamorgan, the Welsh Ambulance Service has confirmed.
It is believed the woman was killed by rocks falling from cliffs but the exact details are still unclear.
An ambulance service spokesman said they were called to the incident just before 17:30 BST.
Emergency services are still at the scene which is under the control of South Wales Police.
A rapid response vehicle and a hazardous area response team were sent to the scene.
The Wales Air Ambulance was also called out.
BBC Wales understands a coastguard rescue team was also brought in to assist.
A police spokesman said: “South Wales Police officers are in attendance at an incident at Llantwit Major beach which was reported shortly before 5.30pm this evening.
“A woman in her 20s has been declared deceased.”
There are numerous signs along the beach about the danger of falling rocks.
The police appealed for witnesses or anyone who was visiting the beach at that time to contact them.
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Source:: BBC UK