One dead in Makawanpur road mishap

HETAUDA: A pedestrian was killed in a road accident at Naukhande road section along the Prithvi Highwayl last night.

The deceased is Hira Tamang, 40, of Tasarpur VDC-9 of Dhading district, said the District Police Office, Makawanpur.

He died when a truck (Na. 3 Kha 6249) heading to Hetauda from Kathmandu knocked him down on the road.

Police have arrested truck driver Govinda Bishwokarma of Bhaise VDC-3 of Makawanpur from Hetauda this morning for further action, police said.