One student was killed on the spot and his friend sustained injuries when their motor-bike hit a stationed lorry on Wednesday.

According to police sources, Mohammed Naveen (17) of Edalakudi and his friend, Arsath (17) of Rajeev Nagar, studying Plus one in a government higher secondary school near here were returning home when their bike hit a lorry stationed in the shed. Mohammed Naveen was killed on the spot and his friend Arsath sustained injuries.

The police recovered the body of Naveen and sent it to Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital at Asaripallam for post-mortem. His friend was admitted to a private hospital for further treatment.

The police have registered a case and are investigating.

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