3 of family killed as bike hits lorry

: A couple and their son died while their daughter escaped with minor injuries in a road accident near Avanashi in Tirupur district early Friday, police said.

The couple and their children, aged 6 and 3, were riding a two-wheeler when it hit a lorry, the police said

The family belonged to Sulur and they were returning home from Gudiyatham in Vellore district, they said.