Deogarh: In a fatal road mishap, a college girl and a 20-year-old youth were crushed to death after a bus rammed into the the bike they were travelling on near Hadamunda area on NH-53 in Deogarh district this morning.
The two deceased have been identified as Santosh Pradhan and Simarekha Biswal, both were residents of Baghiabandh village in the district. Simarekha was a Plus II student of Deogarh College.
Sources said the duo was travelling to Deogarh at around 7 AM today, when a bus en-route to Angul collided head-on with it near Hadamunda. While Santosh died on the spot, Simarekha was declared dead at Deogarh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).
On receiving information, police reached the spot and began an inquiry into the incident.