Ganjam: A cyclist was killed after being hit by a speeding truck on National Highway 16 near Dimiria Square under Khallikote police limits in Ganjam district on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Godavari Panigarhi (60) of the same village.
According to sources, Godavari was heading towards his village on a bicycle this afternoon when he was hit by a speeding truck. He died on the spot.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital for post-mortem. Police have also arrested the truck driver and he is being interrogated.