Angul: An elderly man died after being hit by a truck at Hanuman Bazaar in Odisha’s Angul district today.
The deceased has been identified as Gopabandhu Acharya (75) of Amalapada. The road mishap took place around 9 am when Acharya was returning home from Hanuman Bazaar on a scooter.
A speeding truck hit the two-wheeler from rear killing Acharya on the spot. Police have recovered the body and sent it to the district headquarters hospital for post-mortem.