The deceased has been identified as Bhakta Lochan Sahoo of the locality.
According to information, Bhakta Lochan Sahoo was going by a motorcycle when an ambulance, returning after dropping a patient at his home, hit him from behind. He sustained severe injuries. Later doctors declared him dead in a hospital.
On being informed, Nilgiri police reached the spot and detained the ambulance driver and two other youths moving in the vehicle. A palpable tension has prevailed in the area.