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Two college students fall off bike, run over by truck

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Press Trust of India Coimbatore
: Two college students, including a woman, were run over by a truck near here Saturday, after they fell off their motorcycle which went out of control, police said.
Manikandan (21) and Vinodini (20) were going on the motorcycle to celebrate his birthday Sunday, along with their friends near Mettupalayam.
Manikandan tried to overtake a car parked on the roadside, when he lost control and hit the median. Both he and and Vinodini fell on the road, the police said.
The speeding tipper lorry ran over them, killing Manikandan on the spot, they said.
The seriously injured Vinodini was taken to the government hospital in Mettupalayam and administered first aid after which she was shifted to the Government hospital here, but she died on the way, the police said.

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 6:55 PM IST

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