Four members of a family met with a watery grave at Chettipalayam check dam on Wednesday. The check dam is constructed across the Amaravathy in Karur district. B. Bhagyalakshmi (40), her daughters Swathi (16) and Gayathri (14), and their kin Ramkumar (12), drowned when they slipped and were caught among the rocks. While the bodies of Bhagyalakshmi and Gayathri were fished out, Ramkumar and Swathi died on way to hospital.

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