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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jajpur, Jan 9:

At least four persons died in a tragic road accident on NH-5 near Jaraka in Jajpur district of Odisha this morning after a car hit a truck from backside.

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According to reports, a car occupying five persons including the driver was on the way to Puri starting journey from Chandanpur area under Ramnagar police limits in West Bengal.

The driver lost control over the wheels due to intense fog and hit a truck from behind.

While four occupants of the vehicle died at the scene, the driver has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and his condition is stated to be critical.

The four deceased have been identified as Shila Ghosh, Binodinari Manna, Shibram Manna and Tapan Sahoo.