Paralakhemundi: A man died as an SUV carrying a BDO ran over his head at Podoni Chhak here in Odisha’s Gajapati district, today.
The deceased was identified as T Prabhakar (50) of Satamail village.
According to reports, Mohana BDO Tapaswini Hansdah was heading towards the district-level meeting of the BDOs in the vehicle.
The speeding SUV hit Prabhakar who was travelling on a motorcycle. It ran over his head, killing him on the spot.
The official left the place after the road accident.
On being informed about the mishap, Paralakhemundi police reached the spot, recovered the body and sent it to the District Headquarters Hospital for post-mortem.
Police have detained the driver of the SUV and started an investigation into the incident.