Mother-daughter duo mowed down by truck

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Bhanjanagar: A woman and her minor daughter were killed after being run over by a truck near Badanadi Bridge in Aska of Ganjam district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as G Kuntala Reddy (40) and her daughter Nikita Reddy (13).

The mishap took place in the noon while the victims were on thier way to Aska Community Health Centre (CHC) for health check-up. The bike she was riding pillion and was being driven by her husband was hit from rear by a speeding truck at Mukundapur Chhak on Aska-Kabisuryanagar Road. As the mother-daughter duo fell off the bike following the crash the truck ended up running over them on the spot.

While, the minor girl died on the spot his parents was rushed to the Aska CHC where doctors declared the mother brought dead.

Tension erupted at the accident site and the angry locals detained the truck involved in the accident demanding arrest of the driver, who managed to escape from the spot in the meantime.

Aska Police reached the spot and rushed the dead body for autopsy and pacified the mob.

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