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Pick-up vehicle plunges into lake near Mulki; driver dies

Pick-up vehicle plunges into lake near Mulki; driver dies

Mangalore Today News Network

Mulki, July 11, 2016:  In  a tragic road mishap, a pick-up vehicle driver  drowned in a lake near Kenchanakere after his vehicle plunged into the lake   on July 10, Sunday night.



The deceased driver has been identified as Lakshmana Poojary. He was on way  towards Pakshikere from Mulki on Sunday night to pick up a passenger who had hired his vehicle, when  its steering suddenly broke off and the vehicle rammed against the embankment of the lake before plunging into the lake.

Lakshman Poojary was a resident  of Kapikad near Pakshikere. He had even called his home at 10.30 p.m but his mobile phone was found switched off later on.

Locals spotted his vehicle in the lake on Monday morning and informed the  police. The vehicle was  lifted from the lake and even Lakshman Poojary’s body was retrieved. Mulki Police have registered a case.

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Zevar Hussain, Kannur Mon, July-11-2016, 9:08
Whom can we blame for such incidents?
Balachandra, Ullal Mon, July-11-2016, 8:56

A sad incident . RIP

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