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Jajpur: A youth was crushed to death after his bike came under the wheels of a lorry truck at Barabati Durgapur Square on NH-16 in the district on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Satya Ranjan Behera of Gopalpur village under Kuakhia police limits.
The mishap took place at around 7 AM in the morning today while Satya was on his way to Jaraka for some work. Near Barabati Durgapur Square a speeding lorry truck (OR 05 AD 6441) dashed against his vehicle in a bid to overtake. After Satya slipped off the bike, the truck ran over him, killing him on the spot.
Though the driver of the truck managed to escape after the accident, locals detained the truck.
Dharmashala Police reached the spot and sent the body for autopsy. They have seized the truck and started an investigation in the case.