Dharmagarh, Feb 17: A man was killed as the bike he was riding was mowed down by a speeding truck near Gungunia village under Jaipatna police limits in Kalahandi district today.
The deceased has been identified as Debendra Rana, a resident of Chhilpa village, Dharmagarh.
According to locals, Debendra had gone to visit his relative’s place at Bandigaon on Tuesday. While he was returning home on Wednesday morning, a speeding truck mowed down his bike near Gungunia village. Subsequently, he succumbed to his injuries at the spot.
On being informed the police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.
The locals staged a demonstration by blocking the Moter-Jaipatna road demanding compensation.