Talcher: In a tragic incident, a Class-v student was run over by a truck at Balhar Chhak here this morning.
The deceased was identified as Diptesh Behera. The incident took place when he was going to tuition on his bicycle and hit by the truck. Behera died on the spot.
Angry over the incident, some locals staged road blockade by burning tyres at Balhar Chhak demanding compensation for the family of the deceased. They also demanded that plying of trucks in the area be stopped during daytime.
Transport services from Banarpal to Talcher and Palhada was disrupted due to the road blockade.