Koraput: A Railways official lost his life and two others sustained critical injuries as a train engine hit them during track repairing work at Koraput station in Odisha late last night.
According to reports, the mishap took place at round 2 AM when Signal Manager BS Bhattacharya, Trackman Sanadhar Hantal and Mechanic R Kapilash were engaged in the track repairing.
A train engine, being in the wrong track, hit the three as a result of which Bhattacharya died on the spot and two others were grievously injured.
The victim duo was admitted to a hospital in Visakhapatnam.
An investigation is being carried out to ascertain the reason behind the accident, an official said.