Truck rolls off road due to brake failure, driver killed

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Mangalore, Apr 9: A truck driver was killed in an accident at Bajpe here on Wednesday April 9. Sources said that, the truck rolled off the road and leaped down the steep when the driver lost control over truck after its brakes failed.

Rakesh was driving the truck and was accompanied by his co-worker, who is badly injured and was rushed to a hospital, said an eyewitness.

The deceased, Rakesh from Bihar, aged between 30 and 35, was a JCB operator. The truck belonged to a person named Manjunath.

A case has been registered in the Bajpe police station.

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