Three persons were killed and four others injured on Monday after an auto-rickshaw collided with a goods vehicle laden with water bottles in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said.
The accident occurred on Baripada-Deuli Road near Kainfulia village, a senior officer said.
The deceased were identified as Surendra Naik (35), the driver of the auto-rickshaw, and two passengers - Dillip Naik (30) and Kalipada Naik (25), Baripada Sadar Police Station in-charge Madhumita Mohanty said.
The four injured persons, including the driver of the goods vehicle, were admitted to PRM Medical College and Hospital, the officer said.
A case has been registered in the accident, Mohanty added.
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