**Jajpur:** Three persons were killed after a trailer ran over them near BRPL Square in Kalinga Nagar today evening.
The deceased have been identified as Tapan Sethi, Balaram Jena and Rajua. Tapan belonged to Pattamundei while Balaram and Rajua were residents of Chandikhol.
The trio, contract workers in a steel plant were returning home after their shifts ended.
In the meanwhile a trailer coming from behind lost control and ran over them, killing the three on the spot.
The incident sparked tension in the area, as the driver has fled from the spot. Police arrived at the spot and seized the vehicle.