Udupi: Nagaraj (55), an employee of a private company, died in the hospital after being hit by a speeding car on Monday night.
The mishap occurred near the Subrahmanya arch on the Padubidri-Karkala highway. The car arrived from Karkala. After knocking him down, it is said to have sped towards Udupi. The identity of the car or its driver is now known.
He was injured in the head and other parts of the body. After being given first aid, he was shifted to a private hospital in Mangaluru, where he died on early Tuesday morning.