A 45-year-old killed by a speeding car in Pulwama

A 45-year-old man was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle (SUV) at Awantipora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

He said a speeding Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), hit and critically wounded one Majid Mir son of Wali Mohammad resident of Dangerpora, Awantipora this afternoon . The injured was immediately rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead. The driver alongwith the vehicle fled away from the spot.

Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in the instant matter, he said adding police has launched a massive hunt to to track the Scorpio vehicle and the driver.

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

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