Lucknow, Mar 5 (PTI) Five members of a family, including three minors, were killed when a dumper truck overturned and hit their hut in Jalaun district, police said today.

According to a spokesperson of Uttar Pradesh Police, the incident took place at around 11.45 pm last night when a dumper truck turned upside down and hit a roadside hut, killing five persons on the spot.

The deceased have been identified as Pappu (45), Maya (40), Nandini (14), Dheeru (10) and Jai (8) — all members of the same family — police said, adding that efforts were on to nab the driver who is absconding.

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