Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Baripada, Jan 31:
Two persons including a woman were killed in a road mishap when a pick-up van turned turtle on Sunday near Bahalda Chhak on Ranchi-Vijayawada national highway no. 220 in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
The accident occurred when a pick-up van overturned after suddenly losing balance and fell on a woman grazing her goats on the roadside leading to her death. The driver of the pick-up van also died on the spot, police sources said.
Both the deceased have been identified. While the driver of the pick-up van has been identified as Fagu Bindhani (30), the woman has been identified as Sumar Sardar (45). Both are locals, police sources added.
Police has seized the pick-up van and sent the bodies for post-mortem.