Mangalore, Jul 31, 2014: Andrea Patrao, a 17-year-old girl was killed on the spot at Urwa Store junction on July 30. According to reports the girl was on the pillion of a friend’s bike.
When the bike rider applied brakes while overtaking another bike, Andrea lost balance and fell on to the road. A cement mixer truck that was behind them ran over her. The bike rider escaped unhurt. Andrea was rushed to the hospital, but declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
Andrea was a first year BCom student of SAC - St Aloysius College, the daughter of Alwyn Patrao, vice-president of Mangalore Catholic Cooperative (MCC) Bank, who hails from Kirem. A statutory case has been registered by Urwa police and procedures are under way.
Note : According to reliable reports, the body of Andrea will be taken to her Mangalore residence, ’Capitol’ Nanthur, post noon, and then to Kirem for funeral rites on Thursday, July 31.