Bilaspur (HP), Feb 12 (PTI) A 60-year-old man died on Monday after being run over by a truck on the Shimla-Mataur National Highway in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, police said.

The victim was identified as Ramesh Chand, a resident of village Naswal in Ghumarwin, police said, adding the truck driver has been arrested.

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Chand, a scrap dealer, was going towards Seu under the Ghumarwin police station area when the truck hit him, they said.

Ghumarwin DSP Chandrapal Singh said that a case has been registered against the truck driver.

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The truck driver told the police that he was going towards Bhota when he lost control of the vehicle and hit the elderly.

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