Athagarh, July 28: A woman was killed after being hit by a crane at Housing Board Chhak under the Athagarh police limits today.
According to reports, while the woman was returning home after pluck flowers this morning, a crane hit her following which she died on the spot.
The crane also rammed into a house after hitting the woman. Reportedly, the driver of the vehicle fled from the spot after the mishap.
The woman was rushed to the Athagarh Hospital where attending doctors declared her brought dead.
The locals have demanded compensation for the family of the woman as they belong to poor class.
Police have recovered the body and it for post-mortem and started investigation.