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Updated December 22nd, 2023 at 20:41 IST

Three teachers among four killed in car-tractor collision in Maharashtra’s Latur

According to an official, the mishap took place when the speeding vehicle was on its way from Shivali to Ausa on the Tuljapur-Ausa highway.

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The bodies were pulled out from the car at around 4:30 am with the help of a crane. | Image:ANI
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Latur: Four people, including three teachers, lost their lives after the car they were traveling in crashed into a tractor near Ausa in Maharashtra’s Latur district in the early hours of Friday, police said.

According to an official, the mishap took place when the speeding vehicle was on its way from Shivali to Ausa on the Tuljapur-Ausa highway.

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The impact of the collision was so severe that the car's front portion broke off and was thrown 30 feet away, reported news agency PTI quoting the official as saying.

The deceased were identified as Sanjay Randive (41), resident of Vilegaon in Deoni tehsil and headmaster of Kharosa Kendriya School in Ausa tehsil; Jayprakash Birajdar (45), resident of Kharosa; Mahebub Pathan (45), resident of Killari, and car driver Rajesab Bagwan (34).

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The bodies were pulled out from the car by police, health workers and local people at around 4:30 am with the help of a crane.  

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Published December 22nd, 2023 at 20:41 IST

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