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A 13-year-old school student was killed and two others injured in an accident that occurred in Moronthuduwa, Wadduwa yesterday. A van entering the main road around 1.45 PM had veered off course and collided with the students. According to the Police the van driver had lost control of the vehicle. One student was pronounced dead when admitted to the Gonaduwa Hospital while the injured have been released after having received treatment.

Driver of the vehicle was taken in to custody of the Police and will be presented to the Panadura Magistrates court today. Wadduwa Police are conducting further investigations in to the incident.