The family of a man who sadly passed away following a road traffic collision in Carmarthenshire have said his "tragic and untimely death has been felt throughout the community."

Thirty-six-year-old Owen Lewis, was involved in a collision on the A40 near to Carmarthen Showground on Easter Bank Holiday Monday, April 1.

The road was closed for several hours, as Dyfed-Powys Police and authorities conducted investigations.

Mr Lewis’ family has issued the following statement: “Owen was a kind, polite and much loved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend, who was always happy to help anyone.

“He enjoyed his daily work on the family farm and with the family’s agricultural contracting business.

“Owen's tragic and untimely death has been felt throughout the community.

“He will be sadly missed, and will always be in our hearts.”

The investigation team continue to appeal for witnesses who may have information or dash cam.

If anyone may have been travelling along the A40 at around 4.45am on Monday, April 1, please contact Dyfed-Powys Police, quoting reference 24000302552.

Online, by emailing [email protected] or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.