Kundapur: A retired banker has lost his life when his car rammed into a tree near Salvadi Nadubettu Cross in Kalavara village. The deceased is Shanker Shetty (63). He was a former officer of Vijaya Bank and is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.
Shetty was on his way to Bidkalkatte from Kalavara in his Santro Car. It is said he lost control over the vehicle when he tried averting collision with an oncoming bike. His car eventually collided against a tree.
Shetty who sustained serious injuries died while being rushed to the hospital.