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3 of a family killed in car accident in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Dhenkanal (Odisha) 

Three members of a family were killed when a car they were travelling in was hit by a truck in Odisha's district today, police said.

The mishap took place on 55 when an employee of (MCL), his wife and his son were travelling towards Talcher from Bhubaneswar, the Inspector-In-Charge of station, Prabhat Tripathy, said.

All of them died on the spot, he said, adding that the bodies were retrieved from the with the help of a

The deceased were identified as 55-year-old Gobind Tripathy, 49-year-old and 25-year-old Sourav Sagar, he said.

The of the truck fled the spot after the accident, he said, adding that efforts were on to trace him.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 13:40 IST