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Teen dies in Avurudu race

A 14-year-old schoolboy participating in a New Year cycle race in Palupelpita on the Kirindiwela - Gampaha road died on the spot after being run over by an oncoming three-wheeler yesterday.

The accident which occurred at around 7.30 am yesterday, caused his cycle to topple, throwing him on the road.

He was identified as Pemith Adithya of No. 52, Church Road, Weliveriya, a student of Delgoda Kelyani Pradeepa Pirivena.

His body is lying at the Radawana Base Hospital for postmortem. Kirindiwela Police are investigating, directed by Gampaha Senior SP Roshan Wijesinghe.

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