Chainpur: A pedestrian died when a jeep hit him in Bajhang on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Gagan Okheda, 60, of Bitthadchir rural municipality-9.
A jeep (Sudurpschim Province 0100 Cha 2690) bound to Bagthala from Kedarseu rural municipality-1, Deura Bazaar knocked on the pedestrian while he was walking along the bazaar area, DSP at District Police Office Jageswor Bhandari shared.
Okheda died on the spot. Jeep driver Deependra Dhami, a resident of Bungal municipality-6, had been at large after the incident, police said.