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Indore: Man crushed to death by speeding truck


Indore: In a tragic incident, a 35-year-old man crushed to death by a speeding truck at Phooti Kothi Square on Monday morning.

Angry mob pelted stones on the truck while the errant driver managed to flee from the scene.

According to Dwarkapuri police station in-charge Rajeev Tripathi, the incident took place at Phooti Kothi Square on Monday morning when Preetam Singh, a resident of Shantinathpuri Colony, was going to Gurudwara on his bike.

“The speeding truck rammed into the bike killing Preetam Singh on the spot. Police sent his body for post-mortem and seized the truck,” Tripathi said. The police started searching for the accused. Preetam was a trader and is survived by his wife and children.