A 35-year-old man was killed in an accident on the Madurai-Dindigul highway near Vadipatti on Saturday night.

According to police sources, Veeramani (35), a lorry driver from Karur district, was travelling in a lorry proceeding to Karur when the accident occurred. The driver of the lorry had reportedly tried to overtake another vehicle and hit it in the process.

Veeramani, who was dozing off near the window, was crushed to death in the impact.

Vadipatti police have registered a case.

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