A 55-year-old man died when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a jeep on Guruvayanakere Road near Uppinangady on Monday.

According to the police, Lokayya Nayak of Karaya village was going to Belthangady on his motorcycle when the accident occurred.

His friend Shantappa Nayak, who was riding pillion, has suffered injuries and has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangalore.

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