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A 65-year-old senior citizen was knocked dead by a truck at 10.15 am on Thursday at Tukdoji Square in Nagpur.
The deceased, Vinayak Nathuji Kadu, a resident of Vinkar Colony, Manewada Road, was travelling on his Scooty Pep (MH 31/DB/6114) when the truck (MH 31/CB/9149) knocked him. Such was the impact that Kadu died on the spot. As per the police, the truck driver, Chandu Vitthalrao Yethewar (55), a resident of Ramtek, apart from exceeding the speed limit, was also driving the vehicle carelessly.
Hudkeshwar Police have arrested Yethewar and have booked him under sections 279 and 304 (a) of the IPC and section 184 of the Motor Vehicles Act.