Jajpur Road, Mar 9: A forest staff died as the tractor he was driving overturned near Patapur in Jajpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Sambhunath Mohanty.
According to locals, Sambhunath was taking the seized wooden planks to the Sukinda Forest Division office in the tractor when he lost control over the wheels and the vehicle overturned near Patapur. Subsequently, he succumbed to the injuries at the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.