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Five-year-old boy dies in tractor accident in Gundlupet , Mysuru student who ride the tractor commits suicide

Saturday, July 10, 2021

In a tragic incident reported on Friday a five-year-old boy died after being mowed down by a tractor. The incident was reported from Savakanahalli village in Gundlupet Taluk in the district.

Shocked after the accident driver who was steering the tractor committed suicide.

The deceased five-year-old boy has been identified as Harsha while the tractor driver has been identified as Sunil (23). Sunil was reportedly pursuing Ph.D. in Journalism at Mysuru University.

According to the reports, Harsha was watching an ongoing cricket tournament when he was mowed down by a tractor driven by Sunil. Critically injured Harsha was rushed to a local hospital for treatment where he breathed his last.

After receiving the news of Harsha’s death, Sunil reportedly committed suicide at his house.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.

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