A Special Sub-Inspector, attached to the Krishnagiri Taluk police station, was fatally run over by a lorry near a toll gate in the early hours of Sunday.

A. Sivakumar (51) was noting down the number of a car when the lorry laden with granite blocks hit him. He was dragged for about 100 metres and his body was mutilated beyond recognition, V. Kathirvel, Inspector, told The Hindu. The lorry was proceeding to Hosur from Andhra Pradesh. The lorry driver has been arrested.

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