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Truck crushes labourer to death

A 42-year-old labourer died after being crushed under a truck near Colony No 5 on Sunday afternoon.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh |
March 30, 2009 1:53:39 am

A 42-year-old labourer died after being crushed under a truck near Colony No 5 on Sunday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Rangi Lal of Burail. The truck apparently moved in reverse gear at the traffic signal and crushed the victim who was walking behind it. Lal was severely injured and was taken to the PGI. Station House Officer of the Sector-34 police station,Inspector Sudarshan Thakur said the victim died at the PGI. The police have arrested the truck driver,Jaspal Singh of Zirakpur,on charges of causing death due to rash and negligent driving.

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