Angul: Truck driver killed in road mishap on NH-149


Angul: A truck driver was killed in a road mishap on NH-149 near Banarpal police station in Angul district. The deceased was identified as Jitu Pradhan (27) of Ganjada village under Purunakot police limits in the district.

According to sources, the incident took place at around 2 am on Tuesday when a speeding truck rammed into a stationary truck from the rear. Jitu was killed on the spot under the impact of the mishap.

On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body for post-mortem. Meanwhile, the mishap affected vehicular movement severely. Efforts were on by police to clear the road and restore normalcy, sources said.

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