Man trampled to death by elephant in Ooty

Udhagamandalam: In a tragic incident, a man was chased and trampled to death a man at Pandalur in Ooty yesterday.

The victim Karuppaiah was a middle-aged man working at a tea estate. The incident happened in the wee hours yesterday when the man had gone to answer nature’s call. The elephant chased and killed him. The victim’s body was shifted to the government hospital in Gudalur for a postmortem.

NT Bureau