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Angul: A biker was killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle at Mundasahi Square near Kanjara under Jarpada police limits in the district last night.
The deceased has been identified as Prashant Kumar Biswal, a resident of Kanjara village.
The accident took place late in the night while Prashant was returning home after some work in a neighbouring village riding a bike. Driver of an unidentified vehicle, which was coming from the opposite direction lost control over the wheels and struck Prashant’s vehicle from behind. The victim died on the spot.
Angry villagers staged a road blockade at the Mundasahi Square following the accident and demanded suitable compensation to the kin of the deceased. They also demanded stringent action against the guilty driver of the unidentified vehicle who managed to escape from the spot.
The road blockade was removed after Jarpada Police reached the spot and assured angry locals of action. Police rushed the body of the deceased for postmortem to Angul DHH.