Tanker lorry kills local teenage boy

Satish Kumar (16), a resident of Nochikuppam was run over by a tanker lorry. The incident took place on September 7 at about 1.30 p.m. at road along Marina Beach.

The boy was cycling to work on the service road behind San Thome Church, when the bicycle slipped and he fell on the road. A tanker lorry which was speeding from Adyar ran him over.

Locals in the area assaulted the lorry driver and hurled stones on the vehicle. The driver, Ilayaraja was taken into custody.

Satish Kumar has played a cameo in the Tamil movie Marina. He worked as a two-wheeler mechanic at a garage in Foreshore Estate.

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