Pedestrian Mowed Down By Speeding Truck In Jajpur

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Jajpur: A pedestrian was mowed down by a speeding truck near Jarka bus stand under Dharmasala police limits in Jajpur district on Tuesday.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.

According to sources, the incident occurred at around 12 pm today when the man was crossing the road. Meanwhile, a speeding truck hit the man and dragged him under the wheels.

While the man died on the spot, the vehicle fled the spot soon after the accident, said a source.

On intimation, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. A probe has been launched into the incident, said the police.

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