Karkala: Mahesh Poojary of Attur Padavu near here was killed on the spot after a bike hit him near Anekere in the early hours of Wednesday.
The bike-rider did not stop but sped away. No clues are available on his identity.
Mahesh was rag-picker and was reportedly addicted to alcohol. He was often seen walking on the roads in a wayward manner.
The town police have registered a case.