Two persons were killed in two different road accidents in the suburbs of the city on Saturday.

Police said that an unidentified car hit V. Irulandi (65), who was riding on a moped on the Avaniyapuram-Tirupparankundram road on Saturday forenoon. He died at the Government Rajaji Hospital.

In another accident, M. Gopinath (25) of Andarkottaram was crushed to death when he tried to overtake a lorry near Othakadai.

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