Jharsuguda: A 25-year-old man was killed in a road mishap that took place on National Highway-49 at Kolabira under Sinapali PS on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as, Santosh Keuta, a resident of Brajarajnagar area.
According to sources, Santosh in the afternoon was heading toward Brajarajnagar on his motorcycle (OR 15G 7083), while a speeding truck (OD 35GH 4603) hit him, in a bid to overtake an oil tanker.
Some passersby rushed the Santosh to a local hospital but doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.
On being informed the police reached the spot and arrested the driver of the heavy vehicle, Iswar Khadia. The two ill-fated vehicles have also been seized by the police, while a probe is underway.