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Speeding truck kills police constable in Thane

Speeding truck

Thane, Nov 28 (PTI) A constable attached to Traffic unit of Thane police was killed by a speeding vehicle while he was discharging duty at Kharigaon toll plaza here today, police said.

Constable Abashaeb Thorat (40) was on duty at the Kharigaon toll plaza in Kalwa here when the speeding truck, which bore a Haryana registration number, hit him at around 5.00 AM today, a police inspector at Kalwa police station said.

The constable was killed on the spot and the body has been sent to Kalwa civic hospital for postmortem, the officer said.

Driver of the truck has been detained and the process of registering an offence against him was on, police added.

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