Balasore: A youth was killed after being hit by a pick-up van at Ramkrishanpur village under Simulia police limits in Balasore district last night.
The deceased has been identified as Pramod Bal (25), a resident of Ramkrishanpur village.
According to sources, Pramod along with his father had gone to attend a cultural event organised on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti in the village last night. Meanwhile, the driver of a pick-up van which was returning from Balikhanda, lost control over the wheels and hit Pramod, who was standing on the roadside, from behind.
He was immediately rescued and rushed to Bhadrak district headquarters hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.