A sarpanch candidate in the recently concluded panchayat polls and two others were killed in a road accident in Koraput district on Monday. The victims were travelling on a motorcycle that fell from a hilly road near Sunabeda. According to police sources two of the deceased persons were identified.

They were sarpanch candidate Dora Jani and Daitari Nayak. Identity of the third man had not been ascertained. Dora Jani had contested for the post of sarpanch at Mijanka panchayat.