Man mowed down by speeding truck in Angul

KalingaTV News Network

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.

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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