Mysore, Mar. 12 (RK&DM)- In yet another road mishap, a Forest Department employee was killed on the spot when a speeding lorry knocked down his moped on Ring Road near Bogadi in city this morning.

The deceased Puttegowda (55), a resident of Hootagalli, was riding on his TVS XL moped from Hinkal towards Bogadi at 10.30 am when the tragedy struck.

Kuvempunagar Traffic Police Sub-Inspector Kumar and staff visited the spot and shifted the body to MMC&RI mortuary.

Puttegowda, hailing from Sathanahalli in Kanakapura Taluk, is survived by wife, three daughters and a son.

It is learnt, the lorry driver fled from the spot soon after the accident leaving the vehicle behind.

V.V. Puram Traffic Police have registered a case in this regard.

It may be recalled, Y.S. Nandeesh, a medical rep, was killed in a similar accident near SP's Office Circle in city on March 9.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore