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Four pilgrims from TN killed in road mishap near Tirupati

Press Trust of India  |  Tirupati 

Four members of a family, including two children, from were killed when their car and a lorry collided head-on about 40 km from here today, police said.

The victims hailing from Tirupur were returning after offering worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby when the mishap occurred at Yerpedu near Sri Kalahasthi this evening.

The middle aged couple and their son and daughter were killed in the accident, suspected to have occurred after the lorry ladden with large sized steel pipes overturned, police said.

The driver of the lorry was absconding, police added.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 19:42 IST