Biker killed in accident in Jajpur, another hurt

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Jajpur: A man was killed while another sustained critical injuries after the motorcycle they were riding rammed into a tree near Jarka in Jajpur district last night.

The deceased has been identified as Digbijay Mohanty (30) of Karanapokhari area in Jajpur district. He was working with a private company in Duburi in the district.

According to sources, Digbijay along with Purushottam Sahoo (41) was heading to Jarka when a buffalo came across them. Digbijay slammed the brake in order to avoid a collision and rammed into a tree alongside the road.

They were rescued and rushed to Dharmasala community health centre where Digbijay succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

Police reached the accident site and seized the vehicle. The body was sent for the post-mortem.

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