Dhenkanal: A man and his nephew were killed after the motorcycle they were riding in was hit by a bus near Gohirakhala on Dhenkanal-Bhapur Road here today.
The deceased has been identified as Pratap Sadangi and Pritam Sadangi.
According to sources, Pratap and Pritam were returning to their home after attending a funeral of their relative when the mishap occurred. A speeding private bus enroute to Dhenkanal coming from the opposite side of the road hit them, added sources.
The victims were immediately rushed to Dhenkanal DHH, by the locals where doctors declared them ‘brought dead.’
On being informed police reached the spot and seized the bus. An investigation into the incident is underway.