A MAN has pleaded guilty to killing a “loving son” in a death crash near Newport city centre.

Dominik Jablonicky, 27, admitted causing the death by dangerous driving of cyclist Matthew Brimble, 37, whilst driving an Audi A3 car.

The defendant, of Locke Road, Newport, was remanded in custody following a hearing at the city’s crown court.

The collision took place on Caerleon Road near Newport cenotaph at around 2am on Wednesday, March 31.

After Mr Brimble's death, his mother paid tribute to him.

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She said: “What can I say but I am truly heartbroken that I have lost another son.

"Matthew had his moments, but he was a loving, caring son and best friend and he would not hurt a soul – I can’t believe he has been taken so soon.

"Matthew is gone but not forgotten as he surely touched everybody’s heart who knew him.

"I’m going to miss my first born but he is with his brother, uncle Scotty and his Nana and Granch.”

Jablonicky is due to appear before Newport Crown Court for sentence on October 29.

He was represented by Gareth Williams and the prosecution by Gareth James.