Driver killed, labourer hurt as tractor overturns in Mayurbhanj


Mayurbhanj: A driver died and a labourer was critically injured after the tractor they were riding overturned at Marcha-Goda village under Gorumahisani police limits in Mayurbhanj district today.

The deceased and the injured person have been identified as Narasingh Mahakud (40), who was driving the vehicle and Bhima Majhi (labourer) respectively.

According to reports,the incident took place at around 12 pm today when the driver of the tractor lost control while taking a sharp turn and the vehicle turned turtle.  While the driver was killed on the spot, the injured labourer was rescued and admitted to the nearby Rairangpur hospital.

On being informed, the police reached the spot and recovered the body from under the tractor.  The body was then seized and sent for post-mortem. Besides, the police also seized the ill-fated tractor and launched a probe into the incident.

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