Ghaziabad, Feb. 15 -- A class 10 student was killed while her classmate suffered minor injuries after the two girls were hit by a speeding truck on the Delhi-Meerut Road Friday morning. The police said the truck driver was speeding and was trying to overtake a car when the vehicle suddenly hit the two girls who were on their way to their coaching classes.

The two girls are students of Modern Academy School in Modinagar and were preparing for their class 10 board examinations. According to the police, the incident took place around 7.45am near an old mill in Modinagar.

"The truck was coming from Faridabad. It was laden with scrap and was headed to Muzaffarnagar. The two girls were walking on the side of the Delhi Meerut Road and the truck ...