1 labourer killed in tractor overturn in Khordha

KalingaTV News Network

Khordha: At least one labourer was killed after a stone-laden tractor overturned at Kendupalli village under Kantabada panchayat in Begunia area in the district last night.

The deceased has been identified as Baia Dehury, a resident of Kantabani village under Simor panchayat of the same district.

The mishap took place late in the night while Dehury was boarding the tractor which was carrying a laterite stone consignment to Begunia area. Due to some reason the driver of the tractor lost control over the wheels while crossing an unpaved road in the village causing the vehicle to turn turtle. While the driver escaped unhurt in the mishap Dehury got stuck inside the overturned tractor and was killed on the spot.

Begunia Police and fire officials reached the spot later in the night and rescued the dead body from the mangled vehicle and rushed for autopsy.

A case of unnatural death has been lodged in the incident.

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