Man mowed down by speeding truck in Angul


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Angul accidentAngul: A youth was killed on the spot at Nakanaka Square on the Talcher-Kaniha road under NTPC Town Police limits here on Saturday after a speeding truck of ran over him.

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The deceased has been identified as Hrushikesh Nayak of Telisingha village.

Hurishikesh, who worked in the Nandira Colliery of Talcher, was returning home after on a bike his duty early in the morning when a truck of Jindal India Thermal Power Limited (JITPL) struck him from behind and then ran over him. While the truck fled the spot immediately after the accident, angry locals staged a road blockade keeping the dead body on the road and demanded compensation to the victim’s family members. They also demanded a job for a family member of the deceased in Jindal thermal power project located at Derang village.

Police had not reached the spot till this report was filed.

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