A farmer was fatally knocked down by an unidentified vehicle here on Monday.

Police sources said that Vellaisamy (53) of Chokkalingapuram who was proceeding in a two-wheeler towards Sengamalanatchiarpuram was fatally knocked down by an unidentified four-wheeler.

He suffered severe injuries and was shifted to the Government Hospital but he died without responding to the treatment.

The Thiruthangal Police have registered a case.

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