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WALES: Man who died in crash is named.

Byline: By STEVE BAGNALL

A MAN who died in a car crash was yesterday named as 56-year-old Nigel Rawlins.

Mr Rawlins, from Llay, Wrexham, was driving a blue Corsa on the A541 near Rhydymwyn, Flintshire, when the smash happened.

Police said the vehicle left the road and crashed shortly before 2.15pm on Sunday.

Firefighters used cutting equipment to free Mr Rawlins from the car wreckage.

He was airlifted to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan, with serious injuries by the Wales Air Ambulance air ambulance Emergency medicine A helicopter or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided at his/her current location  helicopter but later died.

A North Wales North Wales (known in some archaic texts as Northgalis) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales, bordered to the south by Mid Wales and to the east by England.  Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said: "We sent two appliances from Mold and Buckley.

"Hydraulic fire cutting equipment was used to free the man who was trapped and we stayed on to make sure the car was electrically safe."

Another woman in the Corsa, who was not named, was also taken to Glan Clwyd hospital by ambulance with minor injuries.

There were no other vehicles involved in the accident.

The family were to upset to speak about the tragedy yesterday.

An investigation is underway by police to find out why the car crashed.

YESTERDAY police appealed for witnesses to call the eastern traffic division on 0845 6071001 (Welsh language Welsh language, member of the Brythonic group of the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Celtic languages.
Welsh language

Celtic language of Wales.
 line) or 0845 6071002 (English language line).

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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
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Date:Mar 10, 2009
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