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Devastated family pays tribute to tragic teenage son, 19, killed in horror Wales crash

NewsDevastated family pays tribute to tragic teenage son, 19, killed in horror Wales crash

The parents of a 19-year-old who died in a car accident in Cardiff have paid tribute to their son. Daniel Wright, from Newport, was the driver of a car that was involved in a crash in Magor Road, Newport at around 3am on Saturday, April 15. Gwent Police said the teenager was taken University Hospital of Wales, in Cardiff, where he later sadly died. Another passenger was also involved in the incident and sustained life changing injuries.

In a tribute issued through Gwent Police, Daniel’s family said: “Dan was a wonderful son, grandson, brother and nephew who was so loved by everyone who knew him. He was a hardworking, friendly and kind boy that had so much life ahead of him.

“We are so proud to have been his parents and there are no words to describe our pain knowing we will never see his beautiful face again. As a family we would like to thank all the emergency services and the staff at the University Hospital of Wales for everything you did for Dan and us, we will be forever grateful for the time you gave us with him.”

A spokesman for the force said Daniel’s next of kin continue to receive support from specialist officers.

The passenger, a 17-year-old boy from Newport, who was also taken to hospital has since been released after sustaining life changing injuries.

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