Balangir, Jan 23: In a tragic mishap, a cyclist was killed after a speeding vehicle hit his bicycle at Jalia Chhak on Balangir-Titlgarh road on Saturday.
The deceased has being identified as Krushna Chandra Sahoo.
According to sources, the Sahho on his bicycle was returning to his home when the speeding van hit him near Jalia Chhak. The impact of the collision was so high that Sahoo died on the spot.
On the other, local and the family members of the deceased person blocked the road demanding government compensation for them.
Later, the police reached the spot and pacified the irate locals.