Soro, Feb 7: In a tragic accident, a 19-year-old youth was killed after an unidentified vehicle hit him near Ainri Chhak on Soro-Anantapur road in this district on late Saturday night.
The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Chandra Sahoo of Sahaspur village under Bahanaga block.
According to sources, Ramesh who worked at a sweet stall in Soro, was returning to his home when the when an unidentified vehicle driven at a high speed hit him from behind and he sustained critical injures. Soon the local residents rescued him and rushed him to a nearby government hospital, however, the doctors at the hospital declared him dead.
On being informed the local police, reached the spot and sent the post for post-mortem.