G.Udayagiri: Three persons were killed in a road accident near Trapa ghat in Katingia today evening.
The deceased were identified as Kachhapa Pradhan (20), Shashikant Pradhan (22) and Praveen Pradhan (20) and residents of Budedipadar village.
Source said the victims were going in a bike towards their village which is when a tractor hit them. The bike caught fire while the three youths dispersed here and there near to the spot.
Meanwhile, driver of the tractor fled the spot.
After getting the information, local police reached the spot and took the bikers to a community health centre, where the three youths were declared brought dead.