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Father, 20, killed in road crash

Ceri Godwin
Keen footballer Ceri Godwin was killed in the two-car collision

The family of 20-year-old father who was killed in a two-car collision have paid tribute to him.

Ceri John Godwin died and four others were injured in the cash on the Barry Docks link road, Vale of Glamorgan, at around 1730 BST on Monday.

Mr Godwin had recently moved into a new home with girlfriend Kelly Allan and their nine-month-old daughter, Lacey.

In a statement via South Wales Police, his family said they were "absolutely devastated" by his death.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, involving an orange BMW and a black Renault Clio, on the link road at its junction with Coldbrook Road East.

The four others in the crash suffered minor injuries.

In their statement, Mr Godwin's family said: "Ceri loved life to the full and he will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends who are absolutely devastated of this tragic news and are heart broken that he is no longer with us.

'Keen footballer'

"He was always smiling and we will cherish all the great times he gave us.

"Ceri enjoyed nothing better than taking Lacey for a walk with along with his pet dog.

"He had a great love of animals and was a keen footballer having played for the Barry Boys Youth team."

Mr Godwin had been a pupil at Holton Road Primary School and Barry Boys Comprehensive School.

Anyone with information should contact the South Wales Roads Policing Unit via their local police station or via 101 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.



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