Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a person was killed after being run over by an unknown vehicle near Notara Tatara canal under Itamati area in Nayagarh district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Yogi Palei of Kestapada village. Some passersby first saw Palei lying in a pool of blood and informed police.
Meanwhile, tension prevailed in the area as villagers blocked the Pratap Prasad-Ranapur road, demanding arrest of the driver and adequate compensation for the family of the deceased.
Police have reached the spot and are trying to pacify the crowd.