Jharsuguda : A 34-years-old man died on the spot while his nephew was seriously injured, after a coal laden truck hit them near Talpatia on Monday morning.

The deceased was identified as Jitenderiya Buda (34years), while his nephew was identified as Sakti Buda (12 years), both resident of Tangarpali Village near Talpatia, was seriously injured and was shifted to Jharsuguda District Head quarter Hospital.

As per report, a Coal Laden Truck (OD 16E 3334) which was coming from Sundargarh had hit the motorcycle  which was crossing the State highway, the Truck over ran the motorcycle killing Jitenderiya Buda on the Spot while injuring Sakti Buda who was later shifted to Jharsuguda District Head Quarter hospital for further treatment.  The driver of the Truck has been detained by the Talpatia Police Outpost.