Rayagada: The driver of a Coal-laden truck and his helper were killed after their vehicle overturned near Partapur Ghat under Seshakhol police limits in Rayagada district today.
The deceased were identified as Burlal and Suresh of Chhattisgarh.
According to sources, the truck laden with coal was headed to Chhattisgarh from Visakhapatnam late last night. However, the driver, Burlal lost control over wheels and the vehicle overturned near Partapur Ghat this morning. As a result, the driver and his helper were killed on the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the bodies for post-mortem.