Bhubaneswar: A man and his four-year-old son were killed after being hit by a train while crossing the tracks near Rupsa Railway Station level crossing in Jaleswar of Balasore district.
The deceased duo has been identified as Partharaju Pradhan (37) and his four-year-old son Khitish.
The mishap took place at around 2 pm today, when the man, his wife and son were going towards Jakhapura crossing the level crossing while a Shatabdi Express train hit them.
While the woman managed to escape, the father and the son duo were crushed to death.
Meanwhile, Government Railway Police (GRP) reached the spot and sent the bodies to hospital for post-mortem and started investigation.