Sundargarh: In a tragic incident, two NTPC employees died after a truck ran over them at Balijori Chhak under Sadar police limits in the district today.
The deceased have been identified as Sasmita Kabiraj and Suryakant. While Sasmita was working at NTPC Super Thermal Power Station in Darlipali, Suryakant was a staffer of NTPC Coal Mine in Dulanga.
Eyewitnesses said that the incident took place when the scooty in which both the deceased were travelling had a head-on collision with a truck. “Both of them fell on the ground and the truck ran over them leading to their death,” said an eyewitness.
Police have seized the truck and have started an investigation in this connection. Police said that they are also trying to nab the driver of the truck who managed to escape after the mishap.