Man killed in Sankhuwasabha tractor hit

BHOJPUR: A man died after being hit by a tractor in Khandbari-13 of Sankhuwasabha on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Dan Bahadur Rai (55) of Nepaledadha-8, Bhojpur, informed the Eastern Regional Police Office, Biratnagar.

The tractor (Na 5 Ta 4368) heading towards Khandbari from Tumlingtar hit Rai at around 2 pm yesterday, police said.

Critically injured in the incident, Rai was rushed to the District Hospital, Sankhuwasabha, but doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.

Police said that they have arrested the tractor driver for investigation.