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Pedestrian hit by a van

A pedestrian had succumbed after while crossing the road by a speedy van on the main road which leads to Payagala from Wadduwa yesterday night.
According to the police media spokesperson's office, this has happened while the pedestrian crossing the road close to the Aaathagama Sanasa Bank.  However the pedestrian had succumbed after he was admitted to the Government Hospital in Naagoda.
The victim was identified as " Velu Yassaia" 51-year-old and a permanent resident in the address of Ela Doowa watta in Mathugama area. 
The postmortem related to the dead body was to be carried out by the Colombo South Teaching Hospital in Nagoda.
The suspect van driver was nabbed by a team of police officers attached to the traffic branch of the Payagala Police Station. 
Officers of Payagala Police are conducting further investigations regarding the incident.


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