Patana, Feb 28: In a tragic mishap, a youth was killed after a tipper truck hit his motorcycle near Janhabi Canal Bridge under Baria police limits in Koenjhar district today.
The deceased has been identified as Ranjit Naik of Haladia village in Mayurbhanj.
According to reports, Naik was returning to his home when the heavy vehicle hit his motorcycle after the driver lost control over the wheels.
Soon the local residents rescued the victim and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and seized the vehicles. The boy has also been seized for post-mortem.