Maroda, Feb 12: An elderly woman was killed after she was hit by a truck near Patharchatia, in-between Baisinga and Jhinkiria road in Mayubhanjh district today.
The deceased has been identified as Sabitri Ram, a resident of Kuchabania village.
According to locals, Sabtri was returning home after collecting her pension money when a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction hit her.She succumbed to her injuries on the spot. The truck driver managed to escape from the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.