Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, a worker was killed when a speeding truck hit him at Tentualapada chhak under Ajadha police limits in Balasore district today.
The deceased was identified as Babula Patra of Gopalpur area.
According to reports, the incident took place when Babula was going to his workplace. A speeding truck hit him from behind. As a result, he was grievously injured and died on the spot before being shifted to hospital.
Meanwhile, tension prevailed in the area following the fatal accident after locals ransacked the truck and blocked the road. Driver and helper of the truck fled the spot.
Police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.