Dhenkanal: An 80-year-old woman was killed near Similia overbridge here after being hit by a speeding truck in front of her house today.
According to reports, the elderly woman identified as Tara Rout was hit by a speeding truck while she had just come out from her house onto the road. Tara was killed on the spot.
Tension prevailed in the area following the incident.
Police have detained the driver of the truck and are investigating the matter.