Angul: In a tragic incident, a 52-year-old man died after being mowed down by a tractor in Janunali village under Chhendipada police limits in Angul district today.
The deceased has been identified as Chakradhar Baita of Jamunoli village here.
According to sources, the mishap occurred near Hatapada road, when Baita was travelling on his motorcycle. Suddenly, he lost his control and crashed on the road.
Meanwhile, a tractor coming from the opposite direction ran over him. Though locals rushed him to the Chhendipada CHC doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.
On being informed, Chhendipada police reached the mishap site and seized both the vehicles. The cops have also launched an investigation into the incident.