SARLAHI, Dec 20: A student was killed when a truck (Na 3 Kha 7990) heading to the West knocked her down at Bastipurchowk in Lalbandi municipality-9 along the East-West Highway on Monday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Deependra Kumar Yadav, 16, of Chandranagar Rural Municipality-1. Yadav was a ninth grader at a local Janajyoti secondary school at Lalbandi-9. According to Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Lalbandi, Nirmal Thapa, the truck hit her from behind while she was heading to coaching class on foot.
Police have taken control of the truck and its driver for further investigation.