Hassan: Raviraj Shetty (40), said to be hailing from Udupi district, died in a road mishap that took place in Sakleshpur taluk on Saturday night.
Shetty and his friends, all of them being residents of Bank Colony in Laggere in Bengaluru, were arriving towards Mangaluru in a vehicle by national highway 75.
In view of the restoration work in progress on Shiradi ghat road, their vehicle was sent back and diverted to Sakleshpur-Belur road towards Charmadi ghat.
As they reached close to Sundekere on their way to Belur, their vehicle met with a mishap. Shetty is said to have died on the spot, while Shankar, who was driving, Manjunath and Raghu, were injured.