Kollegal: A newly-wed Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO) was killed on the spot when a truck rammed into the car he was travelling on Ooty Road on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased is Mahananda (30), a native of Muttapura Hundi in Kollegal. He was serving as a DRFO at Kollegal Buffer Zone. Mahananda was married to Lavanya of Tagarapura on Nov. 10.
He, along with his wife Lavanya, sister Rajeshwari and father-in-law Vasanthkumar were proceeding in their car, when the truck, coming from the opposite direction rammed into the car killing Mahananda and seriously injuring his wife, sister and father-in-law.
Those injured are undergoing treatment in an ICU at a hospital in Coimbatore.
Last rites were held yesterday evening at his native place.