Gajapati: One person was killed while two others were injured in a road mishap near Naranpur village under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district.
The deceased was identified as Peter Nayak.
According to sources, the incident occurred late last night when Peter along with Dharmendra Nayak and Henri Nayak was en route to Padagaon from Kalima village on a motorcycle. Reportedly, the biker lost control over the wheels near Naranpur village following which the vehicle slipped into a canal.
Henri immediately telephoned an auto-rickshaw driver, who rushed to their help.
They were admitted to a hospital in Mohana. While doctors declared Peter to be “dead”, Dharmendra was shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur.