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Man crushed to death in Awantipora

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Srinagar, May 25: A 45-year-old man was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Awantipora tehsil of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, police said.

A police official said a speeding vehicle hit 45-years-old Majid Mir, son of Wali Mohammad, resident of Dangerpora, Awantipora. “In this accident, he sustained injuries and later succumbed,” he said.

Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in the instant matter. “The driver along with the Scorpio vehicle fled away from the spot. Police is making efforts to track the Scorpio vehicle and the driver,” said the official.

The body of the deceased was handed over to the family after completion of medico-legal formalities, he said.

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