Dhenkanal: At least one person was killed and another was injured after the motorcycle they were riding on hit a culvert near Dhelapishi area under Kankadahada police limits in Dhenkanal district.
The deceased was identified as Dukhabandhu Tudu of Kansaragoda village.
According to sources, the mishap occurred last night while Dukhabandhu along with Sunaram Hansada of Baruan village was riding on his two-wheeler and were headed to Dandania village from Tata mines when the rider lost control of the vehicle following which the bike hit the culvert.
While Dukhabandhu was killed on the spot, Sunaram was rescued by locals and admitted to Kamakhyanagar hospital.
On being informed, police reached the spot and registered a case, sources said.