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Bhaktapur: Truck hit kills scooter rider

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Kathmandu, July 8

A man died after being hit by a truck in Changunarayan of Bhaktapur, east of the Kathmandu valley, on Thursday night.

The victim has been identified as Madhav Basnet, a resident of Sallaghari in the Bhaktapur district. His scooter (Ba 67 Pa 8422) was hit by a minitruck (Ba 5 Kha 5423) last night, seriously injuring him, according to police.

Basnet died during treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.

Police say the two vehicles had collided as the two-wheeler tried to overtake.

The law enforcers arrested the truck driver for further investigation and action.

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