53-year-old Yellaiah, a resident of Jawahar Nagar was working as a daily labourer. On Tuesday evening after work, he purchased vegetables and was returning home on his moped. Midway, while passing by a decades-old tree, it was suddenly uprooted due to the rains and a portion of it fell on Yellaiah. He sustained injuries and died on the spot.
Inquiries revealed that the tree was very old and was uprooted due to continuous rains.