Differently-abled, woman killed in two separate road mishaps

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Nayagarh/ Rayagada: Two persons including a woman were killed in two separate road mishaps in Nayagarh and Rayagada districts late on Wednesday night.

In one incident in Nayagarh district, a differently-abled man identified as Jogendra Nayak of Muduranga village was hit by a speeding motorcycle on NH-57 near Korada area last night.

Jogendra, who sustained grievous injuries on his head, died on the spot. Following the incident, locals staged road block demanding compensation for the family of the deceased.

Similarly, in another incident in Rayagada district, a woman identified as Sobha Gangada was mowed down by a truck while she was crossing the road near Khilamunda area under Muniguda police limits.

Irked over the incident, locals blocked the Muniguda-Baliguda road.

On being informed, police reached the spot and pacified the locals, sources said.

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