Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a cyclist died after being run over by a truck at Pallahada in Angul district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Jagannath Sethi, a ward member of Khamala gram panchayat. He was returning home when a speeding truck ran over her. After committing the crime, the driver sped up the truck.
Meanwhile, tension prevailed in the area as villagers blocked the road, demanding arrest of the driver and adequate compensation for the family of deceased Jagannath.