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Victim of fatal RTC in Baglan named as 87-year-old Phyllis Mahoney

The victim in a fatal road traffic collision which happened on Sunday 31st March has been named as Phyllis Mahoney, 87, from Greenwood Road in Baglan.

Mrs Mahoney passed away in hospital on 2nd April.

Her family has paid tribute to her, saying: “Our Mum Phyllis Mahoney was suddenly taken from us under such tragic circumstances and passed away in hospital on Tuesday 2ndApril. To say our lives have been torn apart is an understatement.

“Our mum was so loved by all our family and friends, without her we are truly lost.

She is a loved and respected mother to her three children, Patricia, Peter and Anthony, a much loved and adored grandmother and great-grandmother.

“A massive hole has been left in our hearts, our lives will never be the same.

We are trying to make sense of this past week but our grief is so raw.

“Our mum will be greatly missed loved and cherished in our hearts forever.

God bless Mum.”

South Wales Police is continuing to investigate the collision which involved a black BMW 1 Series coupe and a copper-coloured Peugeot 207.

Two men, one aged 33 and the other aged 26 who were arrested in connection with the incident have been released under investigation.