Odisha : Ravenshaw student killed as truck hits scooter

Cuttack: A Plus Three student of Ravenshaw University died when a truck hit the scooter on which she was riding in front of the University here in Odisha on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Annapurna Choudhary, a resident of Choudwar area here. She was a +3 final year student of Economics department.

The incident occurred at around 1 PM, when Annapurna was returning home after attending the Teacher’s Day celebration in the varsity.

In CCTV footage, Annapurna is seen riding on her scooty when a speeding truck hit her from the rear killing her on the spot.

Soon after the incident, Ravenshaw students staged a road blockade demanding adequate compensation for Annapurna’s family.

The irate students also demanded action against on-duty traffic personnel for allowing a heavy vehicle to enter the city during the restricted hours.

Later, police seized the truck near Chauliaganj area in the city and arrested the driver.

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