**Keonjhar:** In an unfortunate road mishap, one person was killed and six others sustained injuries after an auto-rickshaw collided with an ambulance near Chianbeda square on Anandapur-Karanjia road here late last night.
The deceased person has been identified as Shyam Sundar Ho (30).
The incident occurred last night when the auto-rickshaw passengers were on their way to from Kathakata to Thakuramunda area to watch ‘Gahalamunda Jatra’. According to reports, the collision occurred due to the pitch black darkness in the night.
While Sundar died on the spot, six others who sustained injuries were rushed to Anandapur sub-divisional hospital immediately and later one woman was shifted to SCB Medical college and hospital in Cuttack in a critical condition.
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