Jamshedpur: A 29 year old youth, identified as Vishnu Parida, resident of Bistupur, died in a road mishap near Marine Drive under Kadma police station area on Monday.
The main road was blocked for several hours as protesters demanded arresting of the driver and demanded compensation for the next of kin of the deceased.
Sources said the victim succumbed to critical injuries after an unknown vehicle knocked him down at high speed when he was going to his way along the Marine Drive.
The youth died before he could be taken to hospital, sources said.
Police recovered the body of the deceased from the scene and registered an FIR against the unidentified driver. The body was sent to MGM Medical College for postmortem examination.