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Singer, three family members killed in car-truck collision

The Family Was Returning Home At Salakati In Assam's Kokrajhar District When The Car Collided With The Truck Head On At Kalchini Area Of Alipurduar On National Highway 31.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Jul 2019, 07:03:49 PM
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Four persons of an Assamese family, including upcoming singer Sushmita Roy, were killed and another critically injured in a collision between their car and a truck in Alipurduar district of West Bengal on Monday, the police said Guwahati. The family was returning home at Salakati in Assam's Kokrajhar district when the car collided with the truck head on at Kalchini area of Alipurduar on National Highway 31.

The police said three people died on the spot, while another succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The deceased are identified as upcoming Koch-Rajbongshi singer Roy, her parents Rajkumar Roy and Kalyani Roy and younger sister Kumkum Roy, police said.

The singer's another sister was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.

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First Published : 29 Jul 2019, 07:03:49 PM