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Mother, son killed in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A mother and son duo were killed when a goods vehicle ran over them on Strand Road in the central part of the city early this morning, the police said.

Mire Devi (40) and her son Arun Rana (22), both residents of Anandapur, came under the wheels of a south-bound speeding goods vehicle at around 7.19AM today when they were trying to cross the Strand Road in front of the Calcutta Swimming Club, they said.

The duo were rushed to the SSKM hospital where they were declared brought dead while the offending vehicle fled, a Police officer said.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 20:23 IST