Puttur: A tragic and bizarre accident caused the untimely death of a 15-year-old boy when he fell out of a moving school bus on Saturday, November 10. The incident occurred at Ishwaramangala-Patte road in the Patladka taluk, when the boy was on his way back home from school.
The deceased has been identified as Gagan Alva, son of Padmanabha Alva a resident of Anile, Badagannur village and 10th standard student of Gajanana English Medium School.
It is learnt that, when the bus was making a turn at Patladka cross, its doors opened suddenly and the boy was thrown out as he was standing on the footboard. He died before he made it to the hospital.
At present, Gagan’s body is being kept in the mortuary of the Puttur Government Hospital. He is survived by his father, mother and sister.
The Sampya police have registered a case in this regard.