Cuttack: A Hindi lecturer of Ravenshaw University was killed after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a pickup van at Paika Sahi under Sadar police limits here.
The deceased has been identified as Purandar Biswal.
According to reports, Biswal was heading towards the varsity on a motorcycle this morning. Meanwhile, a pickup van hit the two-wheeler. As Biswal fell on the road and died on the spot.
A pall of gloom descended on the university after the demise of the teacher.