Cuttack: An elderly man was killed after a speeding hyva hit him near Palisahi under Nischintakoili area in Cuttack district in Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Dhruba Charan Swain of Hatapada village.
According to reports, the mishap took place when Dhruba was returning to home from market. A speeding hyva hit him from rear. As a result, he died on the spot.
Tension prevailed after the accident as angry locals blocked the road demanding compensation for the family of the deceased.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.