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Updated: May 30, 2014 01:36 IST

Youth dies in bike accident in Leh

Petlee Peter
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C.V. Joseph was riding down a mountain pass along with a friend when the accident occurred
Special Arrangement C.V. Joseph was riding down a mountain pass along with a friend when the accident occurred

A youth from Chennai, who had gone on a trip to Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, died in a motorcycle accident at a mountain pass on Tuesday.

His body was brought to the city on Thursday evening.

The victim, C.V. Joseph alias Rajan (21), a resident of CIT Colony in Mylapore, had been an employee of Amazon India in Perungudi after he finished his graduation from Loyola College in 2013.

Joseph, according to relatives, was an active and adventurous youngster. He left Chennai for Leh on Saturday along with his childhood friend, Abbas. They had booked the trip organised by an online tour package firm and the joined another group in Delhi after reaching there by flight on Saturday.

“During their trip on Tuesday, they hired a motorcycle and Joseph rode it till the summit of a mountain pass near Leh. Going downhill, Abbas was riding the motorcycle when it slipped on ice deposits, throwing Joseph off the vehicle. He suffered injuries in the neck and died,” a relative of the victim told The Hindu.

More than 200 people, including friends and colleagues, paid their last respects on Thursday. Joseph’s final rites will be held at a church in Mandaveli on Friday morning.

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