Jharsuguda: A motorcyclist was killed after the vehicle rammed into a coal-laden truck from the rear near Ib Valley Coalfield in Lajkura Mine in Jharsuguda district today.
The deceased has been identified as Sunil Panigrahi (35) of Hari Om Vihar in Brajrajnagar.
According to sources, the mishap took place when Sunil who was speeding on his motorcycle hit a Hywa truck carrying coal from Lajkura Mine.
Sunil sustained critical injuries in the mishap and was rescued by the locals who then rushed him to VIMSAR Medical College and Hospital in Burla. However, Sunil died on way to the hospital, sources added.