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Student without ticket jumps from bus, killed by mini truck

A student, who was allegedly travelling without ticket, jumped from a moving bus when ticket checkers boarded it and was crushed to death by a mini truck coming from behind on Matana road in Fatehabad district on Tuesday evening, police said on Wednesday.

punjab Updated: Nov 18, 2015 19:27 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Student jumps,Crushed by minivan,Haryana

A student, who was allegedly travelling without ticket, jumped from a moving bus when ticket checkers boarded it and was crushed to death by a mini truck coming from behind on Matana road in Fatehabad district on Tuesday evening, police said on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Sumit Kumar of Fatehabad, a student of Industrial Training Institute (ITI).

The police sent his body to Fatehabad civil hospital and started investigations into the matter. A case has been registered against the unknown mini truck driver.

Station House Officer (SHO) Dinesh Kumar said, “According to co-travellers, Sumit was travelling from Hisar to Fatehabad without ticket. When he saw a team of ticket checkers in the bus, he jumped from the moving vehicle. As he was trying to cross the road, he was crushed to death by a mini truck coming from behind. The truck driver fled the spot. A case has been registered against him on the complaint made by the victim’s cousin Mandeep.”

First Published: Nov 18, 2015 19:25 IST