Pedestrian hit to death by tractor


Surkhet: A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor here.

The District Police Office, Surkhet has confirmed the death of Manasha Pandey, 62, of Tatopani Rural Municipality-4, Jumla in the accident occurred near the Narayan Petrol Pump based in Birendranagar Municipality-10.

The tractor en route to Birendranagar from Jhupra of Surkhet (Bhe 1 Ta 6867) hit Pandey, leaving her dead on the spot.

Police have arrested driver Premraj Gharti for further investigations into the case, office spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Shyam Prasad Chaudhary said.