A 35-year-old man was killed when a Maruti Omni van hit the motorbike on which he was riding at Panamaram in Wayanad on Monday. The police identified the deceased as Vijayakumar ofAnjukunnu, near Panamaram. The van driver, Ibrahim, 50, of Kanjayi ,near Vellamunda, has been admitted to the district hospital with serious injuries.

Vijayakumar was the warden of the tribal boys' hostel at Anjukunnu. He is survived by his wife, Sudha, and two children

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