Baltangady: Muniyappa (65), hailing from Tamil Nadu on a pilgrimage visit to Dharmasthala, died after being hit by an autorickshaw on Thursday night.
After bathing at the Netravati river ghat, he was walking by the road towards the temple. The rickshaw that hit him was arriving from Ujire. He is said to have died on the spot.
A case has been registered in Beltangady police station.