Hubballi: On Sunday night, a superintendent engineer working for Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Ltd (KRIDL) died while attempting to alight from a moving train at Hubballi Railway Station.
Rangaraju SA, 59, has been identified as the deceased. According to the government railway police, the deceased had booked a ticket to Davanagere on the Belagavi-Bengaluru Express but mistakenly boarded the Rani Chennamma Express. According to the police, the Rani Chennamma Express was delayed yesterday, and the Belagavi-Bengaluru train was scheduled to arrive after the Rani Chennamma Express. In an attempt to disembark from the train, he slipped and his leg stuck between the platform and the train, and he died as a result of his serious injuries.
Rangaraju, a Davangere resident, was in Hubballi to attend the wedding of a friend’s daughter, according to sources.