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18-year-old girl killed in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

An 18-year-old girl today was killed after a police vehicle rammed into her at Brahmasthan on BT Road in North 24 Parganas district, police said.

The incident happened at 6.30 am under the jurisdiction of Titagarh police station when the girl, a local resident, was cycling towards a nearby field for her morning workout, a police officer said.

The critically injured girl was initially taken to BN Bose Hospital in Barrackpore, he said.

Later, she was referred to RG Kar Medical College and Hospital in but she died on the way to the hospital, the officer said.

"We have arrested the driver of the vehicle," the officer said.

The vehicle was also seized, he added.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 23:07 IST