A couple were killed in an accident near a bridge at Vembar on Wednesday.

According to police, the couple were going in a vehicle, which collided with a van.

Maheswari (38) and her husband C. Ramar (44) were on their way to work under the 100-day job guarantee programme.

While Maheswari died on the spot, Ramar died on way to hospital.

Based on a complaint lodged by C. Arumugam (45), brother of Ramar, the Surangudi police have filed a case and are investigating.

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