Koida: A 36-year-old person died after being hit by an SUV at Munda Basti road under Koida police limits in Sundargarh district today.
The deceased man has been identified as Jashobant Dehuri alias Babulu. He was working in a hotel in Sanaindupur area.
According to sources, there was a heavy traffic movement on Munda Basti road this afternoon. The incident occurred when Dehuri was voluntarily trying to clear the traffic jam. In the meanwhile, an SUV coming from the opposite direction hit Dehuri from behind killing him on the spot.
On being informed, Koida police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. Police have also sent the deceased person’s body to Lahunipada CHC for post-mortem, sources added.