Udupi: In a hit-and-run case, a car knocked down a pedestrian near the GHP School in Chitrapadi on NH 66 around 8-20 pm on Sunday. The car did not stop but sped away after the mishap.
The victim was identified as Satish Herle (54) of Parampalli. He was returning from Saligrama towards his house. The car hit him from the rear direction and he was severely injured.
He is said to have died while being taken to a private hospital in Brahmavar. A case has been registered by the Kota police.