A newly married youth was killed in a road accident here on Thursday.

The police said K. Mariselvam (23) of Tirunelveli Town, who was going on the two-tier bridge at Tirunelveli Junction on Thursday in his two-wheeler, reportedly attended a call on his mobile phone after removing the helmet. As he accidentally hit a lorry going in front of him, Mariselvam sustained serious head injuries. He was rushed to the Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital but died on the way.

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