Mulki: A 20-year-old youth died in a road mishap near Karnad here, on November 24.
The deceased has been identified as Fahim (20), a resident of Haleangady. He was working for Pinky Caterers in Haleangady.
According to the police, Fahim was on his way to Kempugudde on a mini truck to erect a pandal for a function. At Karnad, when the truck was moving on the side of the road, the land slipped and the truck rolled in to the gorge. Fahim jumped out of the truck to save himself but unfortunately, the truck rolled over him. He was severely injured and rushed to the hospital but he died on the way.
A case has been registered in the Mulki police station.