Bantwal: Young Woman Pillion-riding with Fiance Killed in Tanker-bike Collision

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Bantwal: Deepti Rai (24), daughter of Umesh Rai of Perla, died in a tragic road mishap at B C Road on Friday, Mar 20.


She was engaged to be married to Vinod of Kasaragod district and was pillion-riding with her fiance in his bike.

Her father is based in Mangaluru and she was on her way to meet him. At the B C Road junction, the bike was hit by a tanker, the driver of which was in a hurried attempt to overtake another vehicle.

Deepti was thrown to the road and the wheels of the tanker are said to have passed over her. She was rushed to a nearby hospital but died of critical injuries soon thereafter. Vinod too has sustained injuries and he has been hospitalized.

The town police have registered a case.

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