Jajpur: A Class-IV boy student was killed after being run over by a tractor on the way to his school near Kushabata under Bari police limits in Jajpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Shatrujit Jena (12) of Golakuntha village under Saikhand Panchayat in the district.
Sources said while Shatrujit was going to school on his bicycle crossing an embankment over river Brahmani, a tractor that was engaged for a repair work on the embankment lost control and ran over him. The 12-year-old boy died on the spot.
The tractor driver absconded the spot leaving the vehicle on the spot after the incident .