**Nayagarh:** A car accident near Gania in Nayagarh district claimed the life of a forest guard today morning.
The deceased was identified as Rajesh Meher, who was posted at the Forest Range Office, Gania under Nayagarh Forest Division.
Reportedly, Meher’s had sustained severe injuries after his car rammed into a tree.
He was rescued by locals with help of fire brigade and rushed to Gania Community Health Centre (CHC).
Later, Meher was shifted to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, where doctors declared him brought dead.
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