An eighth class student was run over by the Bhubaneswar-Rourkela inter-city express at an unmanned level crossing in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Tuesday, police said.

The mishap took place near Mahadia between Dhenkanal and Hindol Road section of the ECoR when the boy was crossing the railway track, a Government Railway Police (GRP) officer said.

The deceased has been identified as Sagar Sethi (13) of nearby Kaunirapal villlage under Dhenkanal Sadar police limits, the sources said. -PTI