Sand-laden truck mows down labourer in Balasore


Balasore: A labourer was mowed down by a sand-laden Hywa truck near Khaira block in Balasore district on Monday morning.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained. Sources said he was working at a construction site near Salandi canal division.

The incident occurred when the speeding truck hit the man and dragged him under the wheels. While the man died on the spot, the vehicle fled the spot soon after the accident, sources added.

On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. A probe has been launched into the incident.

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