The deceased has been identified as Laxman Behera, a resident of Chainakuruma village under Banki.
As per the report, Laxman was heading to Khordha town in some work by riding his bike early in this morning when the accident took place. Near Simor on the State Highway-48, a speeding truck which was coming from Ranasankha direction hit Laxman’s bike from rear due to driver’s negligence.
The victim died on the spot as his head was crushed by coming under the wheels of the truck.
Baghamari Police rushed the body of the deceased for autopsy by reaching the spot.
In the meanwhile, the driver of the killer truck has surrendered with his vehicle at Khordha Police Station.