Youth killed in hit-and-run accident in Mayurbhanj, locals block NH-49


Mayurbhanj: A youth was killed in a road mishap after being run over by an unknown vehicle near Handipuhan Chhak on NH-49 under Jashipur police limits in Mayurbhanj district.

The deceased youth was identified as Sibu Mohanty.

According to sources, the mishap occurred early this morning while the youth was crossing the road. He was hit by an unknown vehicle and died on the spot.

Fumed over the incident, locals blocked NH-49 disrupting vehicular movement on the busy road.

On being informed, police reached the spot to pacify the agitators. Cops have seized the body for post mortem. While a case regarding the incident has been registered, further investigation into the same is underway, sources said.

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