Keonjhar: Drivers of the trucks were killed in a head-on crash early Sunday morning near Chandaposhi under Keonjhar Sadar police limits, according to authorities.
Police were called out at about 2 am following a reported two-vehicle crash.
The officials said that a coal-laden truck and an iron-rod laden truck had a head-on collision killing driver of both the trucks on the spot.
The accident blocked the NH 20 and vehicles were lined for about four hours before the debris could be cleared.
The bodies were retrieved from the severely damaged trucks by the Fire Service personnel and sent for autopsy. A probe was initiated.