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Speeding truck crushes 70-year-old to death in N 24 PGS

Posted on Nov 15, 07:34PM | UNI

A septuagenarian pedestrian was knocked down by a speedy lorry on the B T Road at Sukchar Girja crossing under Khardah police station in North 24 Parganas today.

Police said, Shyampada Das (75), a local resident was walking down along the road when a lorry knocked him down.

Though lorry was held by some chasing people, its driver fled away.

The victim died on the spot. Police later lifted the body and sent for post-mortem.