Athagarh: A youth drowned to death after the car he was traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a well in Ichhapur village under Athagarh police limits in Cuttack district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Biswajit Sahu of Shankarpur village in Dhenkanal district, was working as a gardener at Tigiria Block Horticulture office.
The accident took place while Biswajit was on his way to Ichhapur from Jenapada driving his Maruti Suzuki Alto car. Biswajit lost control over the wheels and the vehicle skidded off the road falling into a roadside well.
He was rescued from the well by fire brigade teams after over half an hour and rushed to Athagarh CHC where doctors declared him dead.
Police have lodged a case of unnatural death in the incident.