Man, run over by lorry, dies on the spot

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY NAYANAJEEWA BANDARA – MONERAGALA

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.

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