Team Mangalorean - Bantwal
Bantwal: A sad case of a coconut tree falling on its owner and killing him has been reported from Kamaje near here on Tuesday, July 3.
Gopalakrishna (54) had found a tree next to his house to be inconvenient and hazardous and had decided to get it felled. Around noon, when he was watching the tree being cut by his workers, the tree suddenly came to fall over him.
Although he tried to escape, he happened to trip over and fell to the ground and got crushed under the weight of the tree and died.
The town police have registered a complaint received from his wife Jayanti.