The deceased has been identified as Putu Jena of Mugupur village under the same locality.
As per the report, Putu was en-route to a neighbouring village on foot in some work when the mishap accident took place. Driver of a speeding hyva which was heading in the same direction lost control over the wheels and ended up hitting the victim from behind.
While the driver of the hyva managed to escape from the spot with his vehicle following the accident, Putu sustained critical injuries and bled profusely on the spot.
Getting intimated by some bystanders, Putu’s family rushed him to Anandpur sub-divisional hospital in a 108 ambulance. He was later shifted to SCB Medical in Cuttack due to deteriorating condition.