One person was killed and 18 others injured when a cargo autorickshaw in which they were travelling got upset near Srivilliputtur on Monday evening.

The police said that the residents of Lakshmiyapuram were returning from Shenbagathope at around 5.30 p.m. when the vehicle they were travelling got upset.

P. Karuppasamy (28) who sustained injuries on his chin died on the way to the Srivilliputtur Government Hospital.

Eighteen persons, including 11 women, were admitted to the hospital.

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