Man, run over by lorry, dies on the spot
A 48-year-old man was killed on the spot when he was run over by lorry carrying granite on the Marawa Road in Moneragala yesterday.
The victim had been identified as Jayantha Attanayake of the same area.
He was reportedly heading towards Moneragala on his motorcycle which had skidded on the road and had been run over by a lorry that came from the opposite direction.
The Moneragala Police Traffic Branch is conducting investigations. The lorry driver had been taken into custody.