Kendrapara, Jan 12: Tension prevailed at Kundupur near Rajanagar in the district after a local was killed in a road mishap today.
The deceased has been identified as Sarat Kumar Ojha. Eyewitnesses said that a Hyva truck hit him while he was standing near the market. Ojha died on the spot.
Locals later blocked the road connecting Pattamundai and Kundupur and demanded adequate compensation for the family of the deceased. The agitators blocked the road by putting burning tyres. The situation was brought under control after intervention of the local police.