Drowns in well along with lorry

: G. Duraimurugan (35) of Arugankulam near Karivalamvanthanallur, a tipper lorry driver, reportedly drowned in a well in the limestone quarry along with the vehicle as he moved the lorry backwards on Thursday night.

Police said he was working in the limestone quarry of A. Murali Raja of Rajapalayam.

The efforts by workers to save Duraimurugan were in vain. The body was retried around 3 a.m. on Friday along with the lorry only after the Fire and Rescue Services personnel were pressed into service. Karivalamvanthanallur police have registered a case.

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