SALEM: A cyclist was killed on the spot when a lorry hit him in Ayodhyapattinam near here on Thursday night. Police said the deceased was identified as Thangavelu (65) of Chinthamani Nagar, a tailor. He was returning home, when the accident took place. A case was registered.
Fatally knocked down
A school boy was fatally knocked down by a lorry in Annathanapatti here on Thursday. Police said Tamilarasan (9), studying standard IV in a school, was riding a bicycle, when the accident took place he died on the spot.