Tractor-hit kills cyclist in Morang

URLABARI, MORANG: A cyclist was killed after being hit by a tractor along the Biratnagar-Rangeli road section in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-8 of Morang district on Thursday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Basant Rishidev (40) of Katahari Rural Municipality-4.

The tractor (Ko 1 Ta 5947) heading in an eastward direction rammed the cyclist Rishidev killing him on the spot near Devkota Chowk on yesterday evening, according to the chief of District Traffic Police Office, Morang Inspector Madan Giri.

Following the accident, police have taken the driver under control along with the vehicle for further investigations into the case.