A man died and two others were injured when a lorry collided with an auto rickshaw near Perundurai on Monday.

S. Elango (27), from Vijayamangalam, and his friend Poongundran, were returning home after visiting Bhavani, when the accident took place. The two, and driver of the auto rickshaw Karuppusamy, sustained injuries and were rushed to Erode GH. Elango died on the way to the hospital.

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