Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, three persons travelling on a bike were killed after an unidentified vehicle hit the two-wheeler on National Highway-215 near Angulia Square under Champua police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district early this morning.

The deceased were identified as Satyajit Mahakud, Ranjit Nayak and Amarnath Pati, all hailing from the district.

The unidentified vehicle hit the motorcycle from rear leading to their deaths on the spot, reports said.

On being informed, police reached the spot, sent the bodies for post-mortem and started investigation.