8-year-old boy mowed down by tractor in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In yet another road mishap in the State, a minor boy was killed after being hit by a speeding tractor in Belasarei village under Ghatagaon police limits in Keonjhar district last night.

The deceased has been identified as Sagar Munda (8), son of Suren Munda of the same locality.

The mishap took place while the victim was out of his home in some work in the evening and heading to a market area. While trying to cross a road he was hit by a speeding tractor after the driver lost control over the wheels. He died on the spot.

After tension erupted at the spot over the mishap, Saharpada Police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy.

Efforts are on to trace the driver of the tractor who escaped from the spot during the mishap.

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