Pickup truck crushes bike rider under tyre

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Kundapur, Apr 21: A bike rider loses his life, when the bike he rode was hit by a pickup truck near Surgeon Hospital at Hangalur in the town on national highway 66 on April 20, Sunday at 11.45 pm.

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The deceased has been identified as Chandrashekhar Shetty (39), son of Korgi Srinivas Shetty, a resident of Sunnari village in the taluk.

It is learnt that Shetty was working as a waiter in Foodmark Bar and Restaurant located at Basrur Junction. Shetty was back for duties on Sunday after three days leave. The incident took place when he was moving home in his Yamaha motor bike from his workplace.

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Reportedly, Shetty’s bike had the rear side of a pickup truck carrying air-conditioner spare parts to a resort in Kerala from Karwar, moving ahead, forcing him to bang his head against the road. But the access bleeding made him to breathe him his last.

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Udupi deputy superintendent of police Prabhudev Mane and circle inspector P M Diwakar, rushed to the spot and shifted his body to the government hospital.

Shetty is survived by mother, wife, and two children.

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