A newly married lecturer of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State, identified as Daniel has been reported dead.
Daniel reportedly died some distance from popular Ukwuapu, Umule road in Osisioma local government area of the state.
Our correspondent gathered that the deceased was going home when a loose iron from a fast moving truck fell off and hit him.
According to eyewitnesses, the late lecturer was alighting from a commercial tricycle when the incident happened.
“The deceased, who married his long- time girlfriend early this month, planned to travel out of the country to celebrate the Christmas and New Year celebration with his family,” a family source said.